MOLD-FASHIONED Belgian designer Martin Margiela seems intent on triggering acute nasal distress in those who view his latest creations. Margiela is unveiling a line of mold-covered garments Monday at the Brooklyn Anchorage gallery in New York City. The clothes were dipped in agar and treated with mold, bacteria and yeast; they were then left to develop new colors and textures (the smell is a bonus). Ideal accessory: that fuzzy fruit in the back of the fridge.


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