I still haven't stopped smiling since Kate and I met Marc Jacobs, so I feel it my civic duty to spread the love and bring him to you. On March 22 Marc with be giving a talk as part of the French Institute Alliance Fran√ßaise's Fashion Talks Series. He's sure to discuss his three lines, his international lifestyle, and his cross-cultural inspirations. If that's not enough to make you immediately buy a ticket, we're sure there'll be a Q&A section where you can speak directly to The Man and ask him whatever your MxMJ heart desires. Tickets are already available online, and you can bet we're scraping the pennies from the bottom of out post-holiday wallets to get ours. FIAF is also playing host to talks by Gilles Mendel and Tommy Hilfiger in February and March, so if you're feeling particularly splurge-y we say go for the hat-trick.
An Open Letter to Marc Jacobs Regarding "BANG"
Dear Marc, This is a very difficult thing for us to say, since we've been your biggest fans forever. We've always idolized you for your creative independence, geekiness, and wallflower chic-meets-grunge aesthetic. As a geeks ourselves, we admired you for always being yourself, which is so uniquely cool, instead of being trendy or sexy. So, this letter comes with a ton of love and respect. Many expressed outrage as you morphed from chubby, awkward Marc to hot, buff, usually naked Marc. Adjusting to sexy Marc was difficult.