Marc Jacobs delighted a celebrity filled front row at New York Fashion Week yesterday (14.02.11) as he showed conservative designs featuring rubber and sequins.
However The Fashion designer also showed his conservative side as models paraded down the runway at the Lexington Avenue Armory wearing pencil skirts, high-neck blouses, sheer tops and duffel jackets with a significant lack of flesh on show.
He said: "There's not a hint of flesh. Everything is covered up from the neck, down to the gloved hands and the legs in hose and socks. I didn't want the girls to look anything like casual or sloppy."
US Vogue fashion market director Virginia Smith praised the collection, saying: "I thought it was great. It was a mad mix of futuristic '40s.He always takes it to a whole different place."