The End of the Line for Marc by Marc Jacobs

Although the rumors have been swirling around for the last few weeks, WWD broke news today that the Marc by Marc Jacobs diffusion line, currently designed since 2013  by creative director Katie Hillier and Luella Bartley, will be discontinued. The MBMJ line will fold into Marc Jacobs’ main collection, and according to WWD, it will “encompass a range of merchandise and price points currently…

Give Me Liberty: Marc by Marc Jacobs Gets Flower Bombed!

Since its inception in 1875, Liberty of London has taken the floral print to new heights.  Often part of brand collaborations, Liberty's newest partnership is with Marc by Marc Jacobs. The grouping, named "Pretty Nylons," consists of five bags: a tote, backpack, iPad case, and makeup bags. The collection comes in hues of pinks and greens using two of Liberty's famous floral prints,  Emma &…

Marc by Marc Jacobs Releases Diverse Denim Collection

Left to Right: Slouchy Slim Jean in Bergen Wash, Military Legging in Bowery Olive, 70s Flare Jean in San Francisco Wash In today’s tough economic times, it speaks volumes that Marc Jacobs and his multitude of brands can continue to expand into an empire. Marc by Marc Jacobs, his diffusion line, has been a great success since its debut in 2001. Now that continued success will encompass a…

Marc by Marc Jacobs 10th Anniversary Capsule Collection

To celebrate the Marc by Marc Jacobs tenth anniversary,  Marc Jacobs has reissued the most popular prints and styles from the last 10 years for a capsule collection. And, starting today, you can get your  music-mojo on at Rhapsody to stream some of the best songs that have sound-tracked Marc by Marc's runway shows and campaigns. A few of the songs available for streaming include: Teenage Riot…

Social Scouting: Marc Jacobs Uses Instagram to Cast Fall 2014 Campaign

Gone are the days when becoming a model for a major brand meant that either you were signed with a top agency, or scouted by an ambitious agent while hanging out at a shopping mall. Now we have Instagram, Tumblr and facebook, all of which are now becoming a place where regular people--like you and me--are landing campaigns for brands such as ASOS and Diesel. And just when we thought social…

Fashion Film: Marc Jacobs’s Appalachian-Inspired “Sunny Side of the Mountain” Unveils Summer 2014 Sunglass Collection

If you’re looking for the perfect pair of summer-ready sunnies, look no further than Marc Jacobs’s latest collection of spectacular, geometric shaped eyewear for summer 2014. The stylish, transparent sunglasses are inspired by the ‘80s, but with an updated futuristic twist. There are five color combos available: transparent brown/gold with brown shaded lenses, dark grey/palladium with grey…

Fashion Watch: Topshop to Open in DC, Major Changes for Marc Jacobs, J. Crew x Mara Hoffman

DC is getting its very own TopShop (via Racked) Free People just launched a Boho shoe line, and we've already added a few pairs to our wishlist (via Racked) H&M’s new colorful bracelets also support the efforts of Civil Rights Defenders (via Nitrolicious) Now that Marc Jacobs is no longer at the helm of LV, he’s making some major changes to his own label (via The Cut) J. Crew x…

Current Fall Nail Polish Obsession: Marc Jacobs Beauty Nail Lacquer in Jezebel

Other than that popular website I always read, and perhaps some of my antics during the years when I was drinking heavily, there’s nothing really Jezebel-ish about me. And it’s not that I want to be an “an impudent, shameless, or morally unrestrained woman,” as Merriam-Webster defines it, however I can’t help but associate the word with a refined badass-ness; a chic, sophisticated rebel, which is…

Launching Today! Marc Jacobs Beauty

It’s about time this beloved, irreverent designer launched his own beauty line. Today, Marc Jacobs Beauty hits the shelves, and there’s no shortage of spots to shop the collection. Online, you can fill your cart at Sephora.com and Marcjabobsbeauty.com. Marc Jacobs Beauty Lust For Lacquer Lip Vinyl In Overprotected I’ve already clicked on this Lust for Lacquer Lip Vinyl in Overprotected—a…

Fashion Watch: Marc Jacobs’ Diet Coke Campaign, Charlize Theron May Be Launching Denim Line, David Bowie Style Retrospective to Open at V&A

Yay or neigh?  Will actress Charlize Theron launch a denim line? (via Hollywood Reporter)[hr] Cathy Horyn chimes in on the controversial Saint Laurent fall 2013 collection saying that "the clothes held considerably less value than a box of Saint Laurent labels." Burn! (via NYT)[hr] $9,400 per faux  Hermès Birkin bag is the estimate of a seized shipment of Hermès bags from China (via…

Fashion Watch: Marc Jacobs Revisits Grunge, Ralph Rucci Exhibits in San Francisco, Jeffrey Campbell Does Futuristic Footwear

Graffiti and grunge is Marc Jacobs' muse for spring 2013 ad campaigns (via Fashion Etc.) [divider] Futuristic footwear in Jeffrey Campbell x Izzue collaboration collection (via High Snobette) [divider] Gap Inc. and Intermix?  A possible pairing of the luxury retailer and retail giant could be in the future. (via Styleite)[divider] Sean Penn and Giorgio Armani team up to fundraise for J/P…

Fashion Watch: Another Karl Lagerfeld Collaboration, Marc Jacobs Gets the iPhone Treatment, Anna Wintour’s Next Job

Just “Incase” you hadn't heard, Marc Jacobs collaborated to create iPhone covers (via Teen Vogue) [divider] Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé, a love affair caught on film (via WWD) [divider] ILOVEDUST meets Karl Lagerfeld’s KARL in a limited edition t-shirt collection (via Fashion Etc) [divider] BESS creates 80s street punk styles for Urban Outfitters (via Nitrolicious) [divider] Is…

Marc Jacobs Revisits the 70s, 80s and 90s with Camouflage and Striped Resort 2013 Collection

Abstract camouflage and stripes are the main subject of the Marc by Marc Jacobs Resort 2013 collection. With a collection that gives an enthusiastic nod to the 90s, Jacobs’ latest offers a mishmash of textures, such as leather, neoprene, and acid wash denim, and muted prints that include florals, plaid, herringbone and sequin stripes. Besides the long dresses with varying lengths of…