Maison Martin Margiela, S/S 2008, "50 Pound" Bifold Wallet

Released alongside the now popular Margiela "Dollar Bills" “Yen Bills” and “Euro Notes” Wallets is this lesser-known Margiela "50 Pound" iteration, from the Spring Summer 2008 collection.

The Wallet features a handful of laminated £50 notes that are unevenly stacked and fixed on top of one another to create a crude look. The wallet also features a spring mechanism clip to holds receipts, also seen inside is slots for card and two note sections spanning the wallet. The bill print design itself, where usually lies the serial number, notes the numbers 10-16 with 11 circled, which represents the collection it belongs to. Most notably, Queen Elizabeth II’s face is completely blanked out along with her name. The amount the bill stands for is edited to "00" from "50". This focus on the attention to detail precisely conveys Margiela's design philosophy; deconstruction, anonymity, and bringing attention to the norm.

Comes with original box and cards.

London, UK

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