Marc Jacobs Returns to the Runway | BoF Professional, News & Analysis

American fashion’s greatest showman returned to the runway on Monday, an optimistic sign not only for a weakened New York fashion industry but also for his business, which is turning around after years of struggles.

A mostly maskless crowd of about 100 guests (proof of vaccination was required) were in attendance for Marc Jacobs’ first runway show since February 2020, which took place inside the New York Public Library on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan.

“While the world continues to change with unimaginable speed, my love for fashion, the desire to create and share collections through this delivery system — the runway — endures,” wrote Jacobs in the show notes.

Last May, the designer told BoF’s Tim Blanks that he was unsure whether he would go back to runway shows at all, remarking that he was one of the only major designers still left on the schedule. The Council of

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Marc Jacobs’ Platform Boots Are Fashion’s Next Big Archive Piece

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May 12, 2021: Post-pandemic fashion is not so quietly making its way to the forefront of the conversation. As coronavirus vaccines roll out and we all slowly but surely start to transition out of slippers and loungewear and into our finest confidence-boosting apparel, we’re on the hunt for the next viral secondhand fashion piece to add to our closets. That said, allow us to introduce our candidate for 2021’s must-have archive piece: Marc Jacobs’ Platform Boots, which GRAZIA’s been seeing all over social media lately, worn by Bella Hadid, Dua Lipa, and Taylor Swift, among others. 

The statement footwear first appeared in the designer’s unforgettable Fall 2016 runway show that closed out New York Fashion Week on February 18. Fashion aficionados likely recall Lady Gaga and Kendall Jenner strutting down the runway rocking buckled versions of the footwear. Despite the fact that they donned sky-high shoes, they (along

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Madonna’s Daughter Lourdes Leon Flaunts Armpit Hair in Edgy New Marc Jacobs Campaign

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Lourdes Leon is “striking a pose” in a new fashion campaign.

Two months after fronting a Y2k-inspired ad for Juicy Couture’s collaboration with underwear brand Parade, Madonna’s 24-year-old daughter has landed another major modeling gig — this time, with Marc Jacobs.

Leon (whose father is fitness trainer Carlos Leon) stars in the label’s Spring 2021 The Marc Jacobs campaign featuring new accessories like brightly colored tote bags, statement sneakers, logo-embossed jewelry, face masks and more.

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Brianna Capozzi

“Marc has a long-storied history with Madonna and so it only made sense for us to tap Lola to be the face of the campaign as she perfectly encapsulates the youthful spirit and uncompromising sense of individuality central to this younger expression of the brand,” the press release states.

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Black Friday 2020 Designer Deals for Prada, Marc Jacobs, Michael Kors, Rolex and More

Black Friday, the day following Thanksgiving, sees retailers across the country offer slashed prices on a range of items including luxury brands.

Here we look at a selection of 2020 Black Friday deals for products from designer labels. Some discounts began before Black Friday, while others are only available on Black Friday. Some offers may be valid until a selected date after Black Friday. See the company websites for more information.


Save $109.54 on Prada Women’s Pr 16rs Butterfly Sunglasses, priced at $145.46 (reduced from $255).

Save $31.60 on a bottle of Prada’s Luna Rossa Carbon Eau De Toilette Spray (100ml), priced at $58.40 (reduced from $90).

Marc Jacobs

The fashion label is offering 50 percent off its Pillow Bag, which is priced at $247.50 (reduced from $495), and its Mini Pillow Bag, priced at $225 (reduced form $450). The Pillow Bag is available in five colors,

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