What a night. We just got home from the Marc Jacobs spring 2008 show, which began at 11pm - two hours late. In the mix-it-up fashion typical of Marc, who does seem to like to do things backwards, the show opened with the designer himself running out to take a bow before a single model had set foot onstage, jumping and twirling around with glee before hauling ass backstage to make way for...the finale parade that is usually reserved for the end of the show. What fun! We got to see all the looks at once first and then after the girls had filed pass en masse, they came back out, one at a time, to take their traditional solo turn.
As for the clothes themselves, we'll be filing a full review tomorrow, but the overall aesthetic was peek-a-boo Victorian-meets-YSL-meets-Halston-meets-Y-3, with lots of naughty lingerie-inspired pieces (sheer black leggings, nude body stockings with cherry red falsies, see-through t-shirt dresses) and some kick-ass accessories, including shoes that were dubbed the "Too Small Court Pump" or the "Too Small Sandal" because they were open in the back but cut a bit small so the model's heel hung ever so slightly over the edge. And he also introduced a shoe called the "Curly-Q Pump," which had a dramatic, cantilevered heel very similar to the United Nude Eamz pumps The Fashion Informer happened to be wearing earlier in the day.
And we'll fill you in on the conversation we with Courtney Love tomorrow. In the meantime, the moment you've all been waiting for. Your first look at Marc Jacobs Spring 2008. Drumroll, please...
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