This red head bomb-shell is the Designer of MB999, Maya, and also the reason why I'm in L.A. Of course before leaving this beautiful city i had to make a stop at her new Showroom in downtown L.A aka LEATHER HEAVEN!

Maya didn't let me leave empty handed - and I'm in forever debt to her. more soon.
Until then...

Arthropoda, was to depict an axis, a transitory phase between ancient and modern. Aesthetically, I envisioned the clothes functioning as exoskeletons of insects. My has translated the shapes as well as the concept of armor into the seaming and construction of the clothing. This video depicts the evolutionary journey of an arthropod and parallel journey of man in his navigation of life, both through creation & destruction.