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May 11, 2008 | Erin Weinger, Times Staff Writer
Marc JACOBS is quite the prankster. In September, the spirited designer staged his runway show in reverse. Then he designed a Louis Vuitton bag covered in bad jokes. Now, Jacobs is trying to pull a fast one by selling two nearly identical floral rings that come with one big difference -- a whopping $875 price gap. The oversized poppy design comes in two versions. One is from Jacobs' high-end collection ($907), while the other is from his mass Marc by Marc Jacobs line ($32).
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OPINION
March 18, 2002
Perhaps I missed the announcement for the new cars last year, but did car makers decide to stop including ashtrays as standard features? Or do L.A. smokers just prefer to litter? Marc Jacobs Burbank
ENTERTAINMENT
February 7, 2003 | Booth Moore, Times Staff Writer
In the media maelstrom surrounding the shoplifting trial of film star Winona Ryder, the sweetly demure Marc Jacobs coats and dresses the actress wore in court were as oft remarked on as her defense. And now, it looks like the actress' wardrobe tactics have paid off. Ryder is appearing in Jacobs' spring advertising campaign, which was shot by lensman Juergen Teller at Hollywood's Chateau Marmont. Jacobs, who presents his fall collection in New York on Monday, was unavailable for comment.
NEWS
February 26, 2014 | By Booth Moore, Los Angeles Times Fashion Critic
PARIS -- Belgian designer Dries Van Noten is the man of the moment at Paris Fashion Week, with an exhibition devoted to his career set to open later this week at the Musee des Arts Decoratifs. "Dries Van Noten: Inspirations," open March 1 to Aug. 31, will explore Van Noten's influences, including folkloric textiles and fine art, with music and film clips shedding light on the creative process behind the business he launched in 1986. The fall 2014 collection that Van Noten showed on the runway Wednesday was certainly celebratory, what you'd expect from someone on a high note.
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March 6, 2013 | By Booth Moore
PARIS -- With a runway in the round surrounded by closed doors, Naomi Watts, Jessica Chastain, Elizabeth Olsen, Lily Collins and the rest of the fashion crowd waited to see what surprise Marc Jacobs had in store for the fall 2013 Louis Vuitton show held Wednesday, the final day of Paris Fashion Week. The inspiration: A focus on materials and surface details redolent of the boudoir, according to the show notes. "An attitude of getting dressed up only to find the most glamorous destination is one's own hotel room.
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September 18, 2011 | By Adam Tschorn, Los Angeles Times
Merchandising for one of the fall TV schedule's most fashion-focused new shows — ABC's "Pan Am" — is already in the bag. The retro-stylish logo bags have been given away at Comic-Con, floated to fans on the Internet, displayed in bus shelter ads and looped over the lithe arms of the "Pan Am" flight attendants in promotional posters. Even though the show doesn't make its inaugural flight until Sept. 25, handbags and accessories bearing the name and logo of the world's most famous defunct airline are easy to come by. Many of the products are made by the same company that created the bags for the new series.
NEWS
February 13, 2014 | By Susan Denley
Are Kermit and Miss Piggy finally tying the knot? Probably not. But Vivienne Westwood designed a wedding gown for the stylish porker to wear in her latest movie, "Muppets Most Wanted. " [Vogue UK] Gwyneth Paltrow, Diane Kruger, Reese Witherspoon, Gerard Butler and Benedict Cumberbatch brought out the star power at Hugo Boss' New York Fashion Week show on Wednesday. [Los Angeles Times] It's not what she wore but what she didn't that has Lebanese Olympic skier Jackie Chamoun in a pickle.
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