Marc Jacobs Presents Spring 2014 Collection on a Cigarette-Strewn Runway
Posted Friday September 13, 2013 8:42 AM GMT
Life’s a beach … at least Marc Jacobs thinks so.
Unlike the bright, sunny shoreline we saw at Tommy Hilfiger’s Spring 2014 NYFW presentation, Jacobs’ looked more like a completely devastated sandy location — equipped with a broken lifeguard chair, empty liquor bottles, cigarette butts and evidence of a shipwreck.
The designer’s latest range, which appropriately debuted to the theme song from “Jaws,” was very grungy. Think: Victorian chic meets gothic glam.
Models, like Cara Delevingne, walked the gloomy catwalk donning dangerously decadent and compelling pieces such as officer jackets with braided trim, embroidered board shorts and romantic lace gowns. Black, burgundy, navy and forest green tones ruled the runway, juxtaposed against bold filigree and floral patterns.
And for those of you who think this collection is too dark for spring — which was the opinion of many folks in attendance — Jacobs has one message for you: “It doesn’t matter.”
He added, “All that matters is, do you want it or don’t you? Does it pull at your heart like fashion is supposed to?”
Well, you tell us. Click through the gallery below, and tell us if anything tugs at your sartorial heartstrings.