Rumours are floating all over the internet today of the imminent departure of Martin Margiela from the role of Creative Director at his own company, with this year celebrating 20 years of the label, and the ‘Invisible’ designer, never photographed or interviewed, reaching 51 years old, it seems the most likely replacement at this stage is fellow Belgian Raf Simons. Read More here. Having been probably the most influential designer in fahion over the last 20 years, the question really lies in what impact will his departure have on the fashion world as a whole.