NEW YORK, February 6, 2006
You know this very much about Marc Jacobs: You in no way know what he'll do next. Replacing the Nittany Lions marching strap and his spring parade of high-school beneficial girls gone bad experienced been Philip Glass' symphony Heroes jointly with a troupe of vagabonds in muted layers of plaid flannel.
The just one term he didn't use, although it experienced been uttered by loads of inside the audience, was grunge. Was this a reprise inside the seminal assortment that lost him his duty at Perry Ellis back again in 1992? Jacobs wasn't saying. But you saw factors of it inside the flannel that was repurposed as strapless dresses, the sweaters that dragged along the knees, as well as the pants that experienced been so puffy they looked as although they required their individual hand pump.
(Somewhere, Kal Ruttenstein, the person who famously championed that controversial assortment and also to whom Jacobs dedicated this show, was smiling.) appear evening, the designer's gorgeous urchins wore dark net and metallic sequin clothing distressed in the direction of the place of tatters. inside the midst of all this experienced been eminently functional, to not mention desirable, coats, capes, shawls, and jackets. And, of course, superluxe bags; this wouldn't be considered a Jacobs runway without the need of them.