BOOKISH: No cryptic concept here. To celebrate its new book “Maison Martin Margiela” by Maison Martin Margiela, published by Rizzoli, the house, or at its least lab coat-wearing p.r.s, decamped to New York last Thursday and set up Café Select in SoHo like a library. White hoofed footprints on the floor led through the kitchen to a spare installation space furnished with white desks, lamps and chairs, and wallpapered with a black-and-white photo print of stacks — quiet and low-key, just like the party going on up front. Among the small group of editors and arty types were Terence Koh, Terry Richardson — one of the book’s many contributors — and Margiela fanboy Michael Stipe, who’s been a follower since the Eighties, “before they even did men’s wear,” he said.
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