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jacobs portrait Marc Jacobs Leaving Louis Vuitton

Image: Marc Jacobs Portrait by Weston Wells

Jacobs Leaves Vuitton – With rumors swirling around for the past few months, LVMH has now confirmed that Marc Jacobs has presented his last collection with Louis Vuitton for the spring 2014 season. WWD reports that the American designer is leaving to focus on taking his brand public on the stock market. The new creative director has yet to be named, but former Balenciaga designer Nicolas Ghesquière has been one name speculated as Jacobs’ successor.

marc jacobs spring 2014 1 Marc Jacobs Spring 2014 | New York Fashion Week

Jacobs Goes Dark for SpringMarc Jacobs’ spring 2014 collection opened with a surprising showcase of wool jackets and sweatshirts in autumnal tones. Some of the silhouettes call to mind Jacobs’ fall 2011 collection with their sculpted shoulders, but instead of polka dots; military accents, leaf shapes or Victorian inspired patterns adorned the bulky designs. Playing with summer wear motifs, Jacobs also sent out Hawaiian print tops and Bermuda shorts with sandals. Models walked the runway with matching sheared blonde wigs adding an androgynous element to the designs. However, there was nothing boyish about the evening wear which dripped with sequins, tassels and fringe for a slightly gothic element to an already dark and sumptuous showing.

marc jacobs fall 2013 ads4 See More from Marc Jacobs Fall 2013 Ads with Edie Campbell & Lily McMenamy

Marc’s Glamour – We shared a preview of the fall advertisements from Marc Jacobs earlier this season, and now here is a look at the full campaign starring Edie Campbell and Lily McMenamy. Juergen Teller lensed the pair with Campbell playing the role of aloof elegance while McMenamy shows off some rather interesting facial expressions. Jacobs’ designs of bold metallic fabrics, furs and sequins are juxtaposed against a gritty setting with styling by Love’s Katie Grand.

marc jacobs beauty shop1 Marc Jacobs Beauty Collection Now Available on Sephora

Marc Jacobs Beauty Enamored Hi-Shine Nail Lacquer $18.00 at Sephora

Beauty News – In June, we shared the news about Marc Jacobs Beauty debuting in August, and the time is here! Available exclusively at Sephora, the 122 piece collection features nail lacquer, lip balm, foundation and much much more. Check out our picks of four looks from the range below. Shop the new Marc Jacobs Beauty collection here.

marc jacobs beauty Marc Jacobs Beauty Coming in August
Marc’s New Venture – Known for his work for Louis Vuitton and his eponymous lines, designer Marc Jacobs now steps into new territory with a beauty line made in collaboration with Sephora Originals. Titled, Marc Jacobs Beauty, the collection will debut exclusively at Sephora stores on August 9th. The 122-sized product line features four sections including Smart Complexion, Blacquer, Hi-Per Color and Boy Test, Girl Approved. Prices for the line start at $24 for a lip balm and go up to $59 for a seven-color eye shadow palette. (Marc Jacobs / WWD)

cfda journal14 Peter Lindbergh Lenses Marc Jacobs, Miranda Kerr and More for the 2013 CFDA Journal

Miranda Kerr in Cushnie et Ochs

Fashion Royalty – Art director Trey Laird worked with the legendary Peter Lindbergh on the CFDA Fashion Awards journal, set to be distributed to each attendee at the Awards held on June 3rd. The black and white images feature designers such as Marc Jacobs, Alexander Wang and Thom Browne as well as some of our favorite models including Miranda Kerr, Erin Wasson, Kristen McMenamy and Carolyn Murphy.

Kerry Washington ELLE1 Kerry Washington Sports Marc Jacobs for Elle US June 2013 Cover
There’s Something About Kerry – “Scandal” star Kerry Washington graces the June cover of Elle US, wearing a cardigan and shorts look from Marc Jacobs. Inside the magazine, the American actress poses for Horst Diekgerdes in the stylish designs of Giambattista Valli, Giorgio Armani and Tom Ford amongst others. As for her red carpet style, Kerry reveals that likes to get dressed for events, “I found out I enjoy the process. All these people show up at my house, they all have kits, someone has dresses. And it’s like, Let’s have fun. It’s not all about me. We’re able to create stories on the red carpet.” The June issue of Elle hits newsstands on May 21st.

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