Kate Moss celebrated the launch of her new book, Kate: The Kate Moss Book in London yesterday evening in a shimmering gold Marc Jacobs gown. Adding to the festivities, friends of the supermodel — including Marc Jacobs, Stella McCartney, and Donna Karan — came out to show their support, too. The 350-page tome is filled with Kate's most memorable snaps, starting with her first photo shoot ever in 1988 when she was only 14! Watch today's Fab Flash for the scoop. On Allison McNamara: Millau top, H&M sweater, TOMTOM earrings. Hair and makeup by Kasia Bohos.
Headbands are like red lipstick: with the right outfit, it's an extra touch that makes the look stand out. At Louis Vuitton's Spring 2013 show, designer Marc Jacobs took inspiration from the '60s, with models showing off deep side parts, thick lashes, and girlish headbands. Put your glue-gun skills to the test this holiday season, and learn how to re-create this chic hair accessory at home. On Kirbie: Rory Beca top.
Anna Wintour's townhouse in the West Village lost power during Hurricane Sandy, so she — and a number of other industry types who live in lower Manhattan — headed uptown for safety at one of two upscale hotels.
Wintour reportedly ended up at The Mark, a five-star hotel on 77th Street at Madison Avenue. Carine Roitfeld and her son Vladimir Restoin-Roitfeld are also there, as are Marc Jacobs and Helena Christensen. Hotelier André Balazs was spotted dining at the hotel's restaurant.
The Carlyle hotel, just a block away at 76th and Madison, is the temporary home of Grace Coddington, Mary-Kate Olsen, and Olsen's boyfriend Olivier Sarkozy. According to Derek Blasberg, he's also holed up at The Carlyle with Karlie Kloss, Lily Donaldson, and Poppy Delevingne.
While the close proximity of some of the most influential people in the industry might simply be a matter of coincidence, the hotels they're staying in do have places in fashion history. Vera Wang's first boutique, opened in 1990, is located on the ground floor of The Carlyle. Meanwhile, The Mark is a popular place for celebrities to get ready for the Met Gala, as it's conveniently located not far from the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
And what of those who didn't head to hotels? Mickey Boardman is staying with his friend Marjorie Gubelmann and Garance Doré headed to an unspecified "uptown camp" so she could keep her site running. Nicola Formichetti bucked the trend and traveled south to Williamsburg, where he found "power, lights, food and Internet!"
We can always rely on a showstopping performance at Louis Vuitton, and once again Marc Jacobs delivered. There were no trains this season, but the designer kept the energy up with four giant escalators that poured out onto a yellow and white checked arena. The '60s Edie Sedgwick-inspired vibe he put out at his namesake line carried over into his designs for Louis Vuitton — black, white, and acid yellow checkerboard motifs were overt, and the former collection's party girl hairdos got some polish at the latter with bow-bedecked headbands. If you're looking for a way to update shift dresses, matchy-matchy suits, and otherwise mod silhouettes, you can check that off your list thanks to MJ.
Checkmate. For Louis Vuitton's Spring 2013 collection, Marc Jacobs took the house's iconic damier check, blew it up, and applied it to, well, everything. The models appeared on one of four escalators whose stairs were decorated with white and yellow stripes and walked onto a floor decorated with the check pattern.
The clothing, done in shades of yellow, green, brown, black, and white, were similarly checked. A large version of the yellow and white damier appeared on the first long-skirted suit that came down the runway, then got smaller in the black-and-white bralette top and maxi skirt that came after it. As if to underscore the duality of the print (or at least the colors in it), Jacobs sent his models down the runway in pairs, with each pair wearing coordinating looks.
All the models in this show wore bows in their hair, and nearly all of them carried bags in the damier check. The styling and feeling was slightly '60s, but the rounded shoulders on jackets and shirts felt modern — and so did the inclusion of lots of different skirt lengths.
There was a dialogue between this collection and the Spring line for his namesake brand, which was heavy on stripes. This show, however, was cleaned up and a little more sophisticated — and all the bright yellow gave you an unavoidable sense of happiness.
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To celebrate the new fragrance, DOT Marc Jacobs is asking fans to #MARCtheDOT on Twitter or Instagram and take a photo of any and all things dots — from subways to stoplights, earrings to architecture. Join in and your photo will be posted to the online gallery on dotmarcjacobs.com and the Marc Jacobs Fragrances Facebook page.
Michael Kors, Marc Jacobs, Tommy Hilfiger, and more designers had fun with classic stripes on the NYFW runways. From '60s-inspired graphic palettes to patriotic red, white, and blue, the offerings were sleek, polished, and perfect for the season. Get the scoop on Spring's stripes trend — and tips on how to wear it — in this NYFW Trend Report.
The Spring 2013 collection from Marc Jacobs channeled quintessential mod girl Edie Sedgwick. Redken lead hairstylist Guido created a retro look for models to wear, where hair was deep-parted and pulled back into a heavily texturized ponytail. The eyes were the main standout, however, with strong brows and bare lips courtesy of Nars. See how the '60s-inspired look came to life backstage before the big show.
Marc Jacobs's Spring 2013 mainline collection may have been all about restrained sensuality, but his secondary line was clearly all about fun. As in the thing that girls just wanna have. It came spelled with a capitol F, and it touched everything from the pastel striped runway to the 1982 electropop playing on the speakers to the Cyndi Lauper scarfs wrapped atop the models' heads.
As for the clothes, well, they were pretty jazzy too. Lots of wacky geometric prints, riotous hues, and plenty of washed-out denim and stripes. On boxy tops, shoulder-padded blazers, flouncy skirts, and peg-leg pants — which came tight-rolled at the ankle, remember that? — it made for a pretty energetic offering. Pile it on, and turn it up, the designer seemed to be saying. And really, why not? There's nothing much more fun than that.