OMFG, Let’s Talk Marc Jacobs

by Leandra Medine
February 16, 2011
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There were aliens on the runway! Aliens, I tell ya. Aliens!

In the most highly anticipated show of New York Fashion Week, Marc Jacobs proved the ever-famous “men are from Mars, women are from Venus” theory incorrect. Reversed, even.

With the first look — metallic trouser pants, a white turtleneck sweater, and what looks like a plastic beret at the tip of the model’s head — the collection promised that we women are likely the breed from Mars and not the other way around. To take it a step further, the intergalactic runway just added one more element of certainty to the hypothesis. Lucky us, it’s one hell of a stylish planet.

We worship Sir Jacobs and quickly devise plans to get the look and accept with glee the truth that date night is but galaxies away. A man will be distracted by the neck-covering top and the metallic pants and question the motivation behind wearing a peewee-size beret off the tip of your head. “It won’t keep you warm,” he may say. Never mind that. He’ll never get it. You shouldn’t care. Let’s work on investing time in someone who understands the art of a plastic beret.

Are you familiar with the polka-dance?

…How about now?
There are alien-inspired polka-dancing fish too, how nifty.

Clicky, clicky. Ready, ready more on The Cut HERE.  
And may Marc’s force be with you.

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  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/18359692445710227141 Collections

    Loving the polka dots and scaly-like skirts.

    http://www.fashionablecollections.blogspot.com

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/03636469387388076513 Leah

    I can see that last look on every blogger next season! Love Marc Jacobs. Thanks for sharing this.

    xo L

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/17743412261082252157 Miranda

    oooo aahhhh, polka-dot madness, I adore

    http://www.indcfashion.com

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/08479336677806688290 clara susanto

    LOL u're just so funny!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/02823973118376348640 Cristy and Duda

    The show looks like it was amazing! lucky you were there

    http://www.wecanpretend.blogspot.com

    xx Cristy + Duda

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/16263377842988295961 ThE fAsHiOn WoRsHiPeR

    So very unique…

    XoXO-Kelli K
    http://thefashionworshiper.blogspot.com

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/09739251167444138491 Fashion Agony

    Man repelling, but gorgeous :) Love those skirts so much!

    xoxo
    http://fashionagony.blogspot.com/

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/17315711547516231215 Katie Petix

    Hip hip hooray for the cookie monster coat! as soon as the first images of this show popped up on the interwebs I was drooling on my keyboard, and strangely craving cookies. Does anyone know what platform the Marc Jacobs rocket launches from? I'm so there.

    xoxo kat
    http://www.today–i–want.blogspot.com

  • http://www.lucidnewyork.com Anna

    I love your reviews! You can find these pictures online anywhere but your comments are precious!
    Anna
    handmade jewelry

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/07812595858366615363 Never Enough Nails

    OMG, those metallic pants and the polka dot ensemble with those plastic-y sleeves!!! Love!
    Did you see the metallic skirts and pants at MbMJ too? He's on a roll!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/00896638834590707229 Miss Molly

    oh helloooooo… i'm about to do a little dance

    http://missmollyfashions.blogspot.com/

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/17294223797912059657 Naomi Marie

    I often feel like guys see me as some sort of scaled monster, so those skirts are just perfect.

  • Anonymous

    That shit is fugly

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/12347329353442093349 crystal glamour
  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/07191465704119489055 Linton from London

    Loving the polka dots!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/04098540364293075178 Baoto

    Love the polkadots!!

    http://glamourcube.blogspot.com

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/04985718276503687058 Kirsten

    All the metallic and scaly skirts are LATEX (he teamed up with House of Harlot)! LOVE IT.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/00958740509048507614 monsefuentes

    Polka dots are beautiful!

    xx, Monse.-
    http://elblogdemonsee.blogspot.com

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/17027545463605336820 Jane the Fashionista

    Too good! You are a beaut! http://www.couturelook.com

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/13708194819367923844 Sanne
  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/01152417447464162782 Julie and Lauren
  • http://www.fashionslap.me kate

    I saw this the other day and I really like it. The silhouette isn't new, but I love the textures and fabrics he used. Very wearable or unwearable depending on whose loins your trying to detract.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/03774459270720756218 Poison-Mandy FPB

    I really liked your blog! Very original.

    I'm following you.

    http://poisonmandyfpb.blogspot.com/

  • http://therealmeangirl.com MG

    Polka dots and metallics? Be still my effing heart.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/05803204560708227655 Javier Maquieira

    Love your blog. The content is brilliant. Congrats for your Bloglovin' Award. I'm following you.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/11311086804886754204 KARNOSKI

    I love your blog (:
    if you want take a look of mine
    and start to follow me (:
    keep in touch xOxO
    http://www.bloglovin.com/en/blog/2232748/no-cris-no-party

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/04925982219825479559 Monroe Steele

    I NEED ONE OF THOSE HATS!

    xoxo Monroe

    Fashion Steele NYC

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/05001102074544456975 Jamie

    Love the second pic. The furry arms and tiny hat remind me of the flying monkeys from The wizard of Oz.

  • http://fashionimperative.blogspot.com Fashion Imperative

    Polka dots are huge trend…. love them.this collection is so MARC JACOBS

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/05345225002773583958 Sabina

    They're like a totally desexified cast of Barbarella.

    http://mystylecanvas.blogspot.com

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/01142451652755518642 Tassos P

    My favourite collection of this FW. And I am not usually a big fun of him, although, a big clap for those great creations!!!!!!!!!!!
    Thanks for sharing.

  • http://luvgmt.com/ luvgmt.com

    The polka dot suit is BRILLIANT.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/15930968650045714075 Monica

    Mad respect for Marc Jacobs but almost all designers just get a little out there sometimes… I guess if you are afraid to push the boundaries styles never change…
    BUT I'm so glad your blog exists because SOMEONE needed to point out the occasional ridiculousness of the fashion industry and you do it in such a clever, well-worded way.

    Thank you.

    monicabarbaro.blogspot.com

    PS: ever looked at Catalog Living(catalogliving.net)? (it's the best interior design catalog basher out there right now)

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/09629805023048822032 Britney

    Holy cow! Mr.Jacobs designed with man repellers in mind!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/08942421739547829852 Minnie

    i looove this collection!
    moiminnie.blogspot.com

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