In 1988 Maison Martin Margiela was founded and the first Maison Martin Margiela collection for womenï¿½s ready-to-wear was launched.
In 1997 the plain white rectangular label was joined by a new label: a white rectangle printed in black with the number 0 to 23. The encircled number indicates which line of Maison Martin Margielas collection the garment or object is part of.
In 1998, Line 22 ï¿½ a collection of shoes for women ï¿½ joins Maison Martin Margielaï¿½s collections.
In 2002 Maison Martin Margiela Brussels, the first sote in Europe exclusively dedicated to Maison Martin Margielaï¿½s collections, opened on rue de Flandre. Furthermore Maison Martin Margielaï¿½s first Paris womenï¿½s store opened, followed by the opening of the first ever Maison Martin Margiela store exclusively dedicated to menï¿½s collections, nerby the womenï¿½s store.
On July 2002 Renzo Rosso, owner and president of OTB Group and founder of diesel, entered Neuf SAS as majority shareholder.
Line 4 ï¿½ a wardrobe for women ï¿½ joins the collections in 2003.
In 2004 Maison Martin Margiela London store opened in Bruton Place, off Londonï¿½s New Bond Street in a former artistï¿½s atelier. The store then moved to Bruton Street in December 2008.
Line 14 ï¿½ a wardrobe for men ï¿½ joined the collections as a complement to Line 10.
Maison Martin Margiela headquarters moved to 163 rue Saint-Maur in Paris. The new home is a 3000 square-meter former convent and instrial design school in the Oberkampf area.
In 2005 ï¿½Line 11ï¿½ ï¿½ a collection of accessories for women and men ï¿½ joined the collections. A collection of shoes, offered a range of shoes for men as well as women.
Maison Martin Margiela Genelle store opened on the Paris left bank. Maison Martin Margiela Taipei store opens in Taiwan which became a shop-in shop in the Sogo department store in December 2006.
Furthermore Maison Martin Margiela opened its first American store in New York, in the West Village.
In 2007 Maison Martin Margiela opened a store in Russia (Saint Petersburg), Italy (Milan) and in Los Angeles(Beverly Hills).
Maison Martin Margiela announced the signing of a partnership agreement with Lï¿½Orï¿½alï¿½s Luxury Product Division for the creation of a line of perfumes in 2008.
The Dï¿½file collection became a separate line in itself and beared the blank white rectangle label. From then on, Line 1 will have the number ï¿½1ï¿½ circled on its label.
Maison Martin Margiela created its first collection of fine jewelry.
In October 2008 the Maison Martin Margiela Kowloon store opened in Hong Kong.
In 2009 the first Maison Martin Margiela store opened in Germany and in the United Arab Emirates, in Dubai.