Sep 21, 2018 | By Alice Gividen
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MARC TAKES MIAMI
New York: Envisioning Marc’s New York girl on vacation in Miami, the Marc by Marc Jacobs design team whipped up a C/R 12 collection that crossed Miami’s fiery Latin flavor with the designer’s playful quirk. Wrap dresses, electric colors, tropical floral motifs and lamé fabrics were worked with tailored separates, black leather and nerd glasses. Hair was spun into top-knots that were adorned with flowers, and waist-defining belts created curvaceous silhouettes. The unlikely combinations yielded a mixed bag of looks; while much of the styling had charm, there were a few getups that even the Marc girl might think overly eccentric. –Whitney Kessler
Color: Lipstick red / Electric turquoise / Marigold / Navy / Cobalt / Gravel / Black / Cream / Dark green
Key Items: Cuffed short / Pajama set / Jewel-necked sweater / Pullover blouse / Wrap dess / Playsuit / Trench / Shift
Materials: Jersey / Leather / Silk / Crocheted sweater knits / Faux sherpa / Lamé
Print + Pattern: Tropical florals / Paisley / Confetti dot and cross motifs
Details + Trim: Zippers / Drawstrings / High-low bubble hems / Drop-waists / Quilting / Piping and banding / Paillettes / Pleating and ruching / Ruffles
Accessories + Footwear: Reptile, string and obi belts / Platform sandals with fabric straps / Sporty neon bags / Ascots / Perforated booties / Chain link jewelry / Leather hair flowers / Oversized eyewear
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