Tuesday, 14 February 2012

Marc Jacobs AW 12 Xx




Sheer Magic and Sheer Wonder yet again from the man 
who the brilliant Sarah Mower at US Vogue calls the 
'Fashion Impresario'
and this the 'Best Show in Town'
full of 'Cartoony Victoriana'.

Artist Rachel Feistein created the rickety houses 
that were the set


Portrait of Rachel Feistein by Mario Sorrenti for Interview
Check this link 

and Marc himself described the show as 
'Cat in the Hat, Pilgrims
and American Conservatism'

He said a photograph of Kurt Cobain
 with tinsel round his neck inspired him.




The Cat in the Hat Book (I grew up with these books)
one of Marc Jacob's inspirations for AW12



Here is Virtual Insanity by Jamiroquai
in a similar Hat 

The One and Only Stephen Jones of course is responsible
for all the fabulous Hats 

The Legendary Stephen Jones




Three versions of 'Who will Buy' from Oliver 
played at the Marc Jacobs show


this is by Nancy Sinatra from 1967
one of Lana Del Rey's idols
see my posts


and



here is 'Anything' from Oliver by JayZ
We love this too ! Xx




We think it all looks a bit like Johnny Depp as the Mad Hatter
in Tim Burton's Brilliant Alice in Wonderland
Certainly Helena Bonham-Carter who also 
stars in the movie will LOVE if not ADORE this collection.




 Helena Bonham Carter photographed by Juergen Teller 
for Marc Jacobs AW11 Campaign

check the trailer for Alice in Wonderland


check the rest of Marc Jacobs AW11 show - enjoy - it is majorly creative, 
incredibly beautiful and absolutely perfectly eccentric.
We completely adore the colours - 
deep purple, violet, scarlet, charcoal,
emerald, yellow ochre, lime, silver grey, forest green, 
magenta, ebony and citrine, 
in an extreme mixture of textures - sparkling brocades, 
jacquards, houndstooth, furs, pvc, 
thick woven lurex tweeds, paisleys, silks and knits, 
all worn with big diamante buckled Victoriana shoes and socks.
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 Especially for VALENTINE's Xx We LOVE this! Xx
















We LOVE Marc Jacobs! Xx

Until next time  J Xx

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