NY S/S Fashion Wk – Favourites 1
Marc Jacobs Is A Genius!
Marc Jacobs Spring / Summer 2011 collection was a beautiful blast from the past. The clear seventies inspiration was brought to life in a gorgeous colour palette of muted shades of gold, pink, coral, mauve, cinnamon and copper.
From the very first look through to the last, Jacobs had me dreaming of Studio 54, dancing all night and beautiful style icon Jerry Hall in glamorous Saint Tropez. It also had references to Yves Saint Laurent’s influential ‘Ballets Russes’ collection from 1976. Seductive, vibrant and with laid-back sexiness; Marc Jacob’s envisioned Spring / Summer is set to be a jubilant, colourful affair!
There were hot pants, halter dresses and strapless jumpsuits slit high on the thigh. Voluminous peasant dresses and tops; sweet crochet swimwear; high-waisted bellbottom trousers; prints on silk as well as an ode to the traditional Missoni Zigzag pattern. Slinky, soft fabrics were worn with wide leather belts while overall mid-calf length prevailed for elegant, chic summer dressing.
Oversized flowers were worn in the model’s big crimped hair or at the neck or on the waist. Dramatic eye make-up made a strong statement, while the model’s feet were adorned with gold glitter platforms. Models carried clutches or chain-link shoulder bags. Then Jodie Foster’s wide-brimmed straw hats almost straight from Taxi Driver took the collection to the next level. The styling was simply put… decadently delicious!
While I have been looking forward to Fall, Marc Jacobs seventies luxe glamour and drama, now has me dreaming ahead to Spring! I love, love, loved this collection! Because as I said above, Marc Jacobs is a genius after all!
To view the complete Marc Jacobs Spring / Summer 2011 collection, please visit: www.style.com/fashionshows/review/S2011RTW-MJACOBS
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17 responses to “NY S/S Fashion Wk – Favourites 1”
I love this! I first saw this from a newsletter from ssense and I stopped whatever I was doing and browsed through the collection! I cant wait for spring either., but for now, I gotta get through fall and winter. :P
The colors are really consistent and pretty!! He did a one of a kind collection! xoxoxoxooo
Hey Cara….great blog…lots of amazing outfits…
Would die to get my hands on some of these wardrobes ;)
I’m LOVING those colors.
i’m LOVING this collection!!
I love this collection! Marc Jacobs definitely had one of the best shows at NY Fashion Week. And thanks for your lovely comment! You blog is really great, and posts are super interesting and eye-catching.
I share your enthusiasm about this collection ! Fluidity, sweetness, shameless but non agressive feminity and self confidence in the same silhouettes… That’s really what I would like to wear !
Marc Jacobs is truly a fashion genius! Beautiful collection!!! And, your blog is lovely, by the way!
Aww thank you so much for the post :D
I love your blog, sweetheart. It’s absolutely wonderful. Fantastic job.
Karoline @ SECONDHAND NEWS
I received your email, and you are just too sweet :)
Thank you for that! It made my WEEK!!
I am following you, I hope you return the favor!
You have a GREAT blog! The look is fantastic and the content is great too!
Keep it up!
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I love this collection. Marc Jacobs is my favorite fashion designer!!
very sweet e-mail, great blog and everybody seems to be in love with this MJ collection, thanks for sharing!
I LOVE MARC!
thanks for your e-mail!!;-)
I agree with you it’s a genius, his collection is amazing!!!
Thanks for your e-mail!!! :-)))) i like your blog too and i will follw u!!!
I agree with you Marc is a genius ! this collection is amazing!