Marc Jacobs 2013 Fall/Winter Collection
Punk was definitely in the mist at Marc Jacobs 2013 Fall/Winter Collection presentation. Showcasing its mens and women’s collection influences Milan. For the men, this meant that Teddy boy Punk Rock style references that spanned the two decades or so when London and most of Europe’s music environment and a not to forget the infamous New York Dolls that the controlled the airwaves. Read more
Imagine Mad Men’s Joan Holloway having a conversation with Sex and the City’s Samantha Jones about what makes a woman sexy. The outcome would resemble something similar to Marc Jacobs’ New York Fashion Week display. Read more
Marc Jacobs Discusses, Smoking, Horrible Design and Art with German Interview
German Interview caught up with Marc for an on-camera interview in which the designer is delightfully unedited about such things as how awesome smoking is, his former drug use, how he portrayed Victoria Beckham as a “product,” and not being proud of some of his more commercial designs. Read more
Toronto filmmaker Claire Edmondsen shares her April 9 birthday with both Marc Jacobs and Hugh Hefner and to celebrate the occasion this year, she got behind the lens to put together a little treat for the boys – pointing her camera at a number of good looking girls frolicking about in Louis Vuitton and not much else. Edmundsen also took part in an interview with VICE magazine about the shoot, which you can view here, but for the meantime, enjoy the fruits of her labour above.
Retro skater meets my old man for the Marc Jabocs Fall/Winter 2012 Collection, compiling a quite interesting aesthetic and pallet of colors. Slacks play an integral part in the collection, whether dressed down with sneakers or dressed up with a derby shoe the outcome is defined by the knitwear and outerwear. Refined cardigans, casual leather jackets, tailored coats and blazers, this makes for a very interesting installation with vibrant shades of mustard, blue and red matched with more subdued navy’s and beige’s.
This exhibition tells the stories of two men, Louis Vuitton and Marc Jacobs (artistic director of LV), and will highlight their contributions to the fashion world. An analysis rather than a retrospective, this parallel Vuitton-Jacobs comparison will provide new insight into the fashion system during its pivotal periods, beginning with its industrialisation and ending with its globalisation, focussing also on its artistic professions and crafts, technological advances, stylistic creations and artistic collaborations. Over a century separates Louis Vuitton and Marc Jacobs, but both come together in the excellence of their creativity at this once in a lifetime exhibition at Les Arts Décoratifs in Paris. Be sure to stop by the exhibition starting March 9th, running through September 16th.
Following the departure of Christian Dior designer John Galliano, the French fashion house has been patient trying to find a successor with the latest prospect being Marc Jacobs. According to WWD
, Jacobs who is the creative director for Louis Vuitton as well as his own eponymous label is said to be in “very serious” talks with Dior. This could prove to be a new creative direction for the designer as his contract is up for renewal this year with LV. If Jacobs accepts, he is said to bringing long time business partner Robert Duffy on board as well.