Marc Jacobs’ Winter runway show debuted on February 19th at New York Fashion Week. The clothes were slick and sexy, with wet looking bugle bead embellishments, and dark evening fabrics.
Inspired by Jeremiah Goodman’s painting of the apartment of former editor-in-chief of Vogue, Diana Vreeland, the set was hand painted by Oliphant Studios to create an atmosphere of living rooms where the rich lounge around and brood about inheritances. The pieces could have dressed Margot Tenenbaum from The Royal Tenenbaums. Everything is decadent, a little dangerous perhaps, and of course impossibly chic.
The models wore second skin patent leather boots, accenting bold snake-print coats paired with sleek embroidery along column dresses sewn with sequins.
Many of the patterns could have come from a parlor room, from the couches, curtains, and rugs, but tailored to sophistication in the cuts. The heroines of the catwalk were all looking very noir, stepping out and to quick music like they had somewhere to be, then turning right around and heading back.