Marc Jacobs: Cruise 2016
Marc Jacobs took the streets with his cruise. Literally to the streets, parading his wares down the length of Mercer Street for his finale. Well, as he commented on Instagram, “if Anna can’t come to the show, the show goes to Anna! Bringing it to the Mercer Hotel outlaw style!” Anyway, apparently this is a rethink of Marc’s Diana Vreeland AW15 collection. Think Vreeland lite. This feels a little slavic. A little Russian peasant girl, minus the poverty. Maybe it’s the headscarves. And then again maybe it isn’t, maybe it’s more the embellishment. It feels ever so slightly folksy. Rich with broiderie anglaise, and thick with embroidery and crystals, imagine a Faberge egg crossed with a matryoshka. The roundness of the sleeves, the curve of the skirts feels rather matryoshka.
By Natalie Dembinska