Record label, meet fashion label
If you weren't up on the latest changes in the house of Marc Jacobs, you might have been wondering why two blonde women took a bow at the end of the Marc by Marc Jacobs show. Was the designer taking a sick day? No, he was clapping in the front row right next to Sofia Coppola. Though Jacobs is stil ... More >>
Attendees at this season's Marc Jacobs show couldn't get a break: Outside the armory on Lexington Avenue it was pouring rain, inside it felt like it was a hundred degrees. In lieu of air conditioning, pitifully ineffective paper fans were handed out. Of course, given that this was Jacobs' spring col ... More >>
As people filed into the Marc Jacobs show at the Lexington Avenue Armory last night, there were more than a few concerned faces and audible groans. The trouble was a fiery golden sun hanging from the ceiling, which cast an unflattering sepia tone on everyone in the room. "I forgot to wear sunblock," ... More >>
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These designers aren't young enough to wear diapers--and they're not old enough either--but aleXsandro Palombo has still envisioned diaper styles they might create, and then he's put them on their fashionable visages, where they look diaper-tastic and logo-licious.
Well before Marc Jacobs's show even got started, it was hard not to be impressed. To design his set, he'd hired artist Rachel Feinstein, who created what appeared to be a crumbling castle in the woods and an elevated winding path leading out into the audience. It immediately called to mind something ... More >>
Yes, there are rules. Disobey them and you become fashion-unfabulous in the drop of a hemline. *Run around Lincoln Center every day, telling strangers, "Gosh, I hate Fashion Week! I wouldn't be here if I didn't absolutely have to be!" This gives out the impression that you have some incred ... More >>
Juergen Teller keeps us guessing
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Angela Ashman Could there be anything more thrilling to the Fashion Week crowd than waiting for a Marc Jacobs show to start? The excitement had been mounting all week with talk that Jacobs was in negotiations to take over at Dior after the departure of John Galliano. Adding to the anticipatio ... More >>
Away with the sweaters and scarves
A picture says a thousand words
Per Curbed today, there is a grassroots force fighting the good fight against Marc Jacobs' slow and steady, and then fast and furious, takeover of the West Village. Gary Stern, a resident of Abingdon Square, will stop at nothing (well, maybe he'd stop for a generous gift card?) to keep Bleeck ... More >>
Residents of Bleecker Street ran to their windows on several weekends in September as a line of dancers clad in hot-pink dresses snaked their way up the thoroughfare singing in unison an odd ditty about consumerism.
People are still outraged over Marc Jacobs's mostly nude ad for his perfume BANG, which has the buff designer oiled like a salad spoon while holding an oversized package to cover his oversized package. And the more they carry on about how vulgar it all is, the more the ad works!
All photos by Stacey AndersonThis season, Marc Jacobs recalled melancholic, Taxi Driver-era Jodie Foster with his eponymous line, but he took off Tuesday afternoon to play in the sand. His younger diffusion line, Marc by Marc Jacobs, surprised ready-to-wear loyalists with sharp strides away f ... More >>
A cover girl sings out
The perennial fashion question -- "Should I wear heels or flats with these pants?" -- isn't just for women anymore, reports the Daily News. Oh yay. (Is that really the perennial fashion question? We always thought it was "Does my butt look fat in these jeans?" But moving on to the horror in q ... More >>
If you're going to come to New York to work in fashion, you should probably know the difference between cocaine and anthrax. It's that simple. Via Page Six, an employee of NYC fashion megastar Marc Jacobs didn't, as she received a package that had powder in it, thought it was Anthrax, called ... More >>
Vanishing New York It's 3:40, have you found something to bitch about today? No?! Well how about this: Marc Jacobs bought out beloved West Village bookstore Biography Book Shop to build... another bookstore. A better bookstore. A Marc Jacobs bookstore. Racked reports that the designer's new outpost, ... More >>
Meet New York's fashion icon
Scans courtesy Butt MagazineLorenzo Martone is the charming 30-year-old Brazilian who's design superstar Marc Jacobs' love partner (he's sort of the original Jesus Luz, but not really). And he's showing it all--and telling all--in the new issue of the rough and readable Butt magazine.
Dance in the alley
You can't get any more designer-delicious than this madly stylish little house, all covered in Louis Vuitton logos as if it were a fabulous rash. And it looks perfectly legit, not like the knockoff shit you get on Canal Street!
The Costume Institute's latest exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum is "The Model as Muse: Embodying Fashion," sponsored by Marc Jacobs. The outlandish exhibition captures the evolution of fashion models from the last half of the 20th century while also delving into fashion photography, clothing, and ... More >>
A beat-up white sports car cryptically appeared late this afternoon in the Marc Jacobs store for women at the corner of West 11th and Bleecker in the West Village. Nobody cares what they're trying to sell, but everybody's wondering (a knot of curious bystanders instantly appeared on the street) how ... More >>
An art show and a new Louis Vuitton line? Heavenly.
Playing dress-up is actually a profession
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The ever adorable Winona Ryder stole on the set of the upcoming Sex and Death 101—everyone's hearts, that is! Through nudity! (Awww.) According to writer/director Daniel Waters, "Even I was a little shocked when Winona insisted on rehearsing her love scene topless. Who was I to protest?. . .Winona ... More >>
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The Barney's Warehouse Sale, where you can see a lot of skinny bitches looking stressed out in their undies, starts tomorrow. We've been hitting this baby for years, and the snagged some of our favorite things there in the early days. Recently it has mostly seemed like a great opportunity to buy siz ... More >>
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