Mar 27, 2019 | By Volker Ketteniss
For Marc by Marc Jacobs, the designer seemed to pay homage to the recently departed master of teenage angst movies, John Hughes. The collection was an early 80s smorgasbord of print and pattern, as well as primary colors and “highlighter hues.” Many of the woven shirts and knits featured “Cosby prints,” hinting at the comedian’s quirky sweaters from his sitcom. The deconstructed sweatshirts certainly looked like the jock character in movies like “16 Candles,” and the tartan plaid suits and mismatched motifs reminded many of Duckie, the quintessential misfit from “Pretty in Pink.” All the elements of the perfect 80s movie were there, working in harmony for an eccentric and up-beat collection.
View Collection Images
View Runway Video
Know what’s next. Become a WGSN member today to benefit from our daily trend intelligence, retail analytics, consumer insights and bespoke consultancy services.