Marc Jacobs

Back in Black (and white): Return of the monochrome look

Marc Jacobs championed black and white for Louis Vuitton. Photo: Reuters

Spring style usually conjures up ideas of dreamy florals and bright, colourful prints. But this year, graphic black and white emerged as a force to be reckoned with.

Monday, 18 March, 2013, 10:38am

Marc Jacobs aims to make China its biggest foreign market

Bags of ambition: Bertrand Stalla-Bourdillon, chief executive of Marc Jacobs, at an exhibition of the company's wares in Central.

The American luxury fashion label Marc Jacobs plans to triple its marketing budget on the mainland and add more stores, in order to make China its biggest foreign market.

14 Mar 2013 - 4:35pm

Covet: stripes

Striped leather pouch (HK$545) from Furla.

Hello, sailor! For the past few seasons stripes have become a recurring theme in runway collections. As with most fashion trends, the look can be traced back to the French, who have been sporting striped Breton tops since they were young. Nowadays, stripes are a permanent part of the fashion landscape, appearing everywhere from Ralph Lauren's rugby shirts and

8 Mar 2013 - 10:30am

New York-based Parsons fashion school to re-establish Paris campus

Alexander Wang entered Parsons at age 18.

From Marc Jacobs to Alexander Wang, star alumni of New York's Parsons design school have long made inroads in Paris. But now the faculty is going a step further, opening a full-fledged branch in the fashion capital.

Many of the industry's most sought after names learned the ropes at Parsons The New School for Design, from Tom Ford to Proenza Schouler's Lazaro Hernandez.

8 Jan 2013 - 6:59am

Designer Marc Jacobs' defining dresses on display

Carina Lau (left) and Gigi Leung

It's perhaps the only time a woman would be happy to walk into a room and see someone else with the same dress.

Twenty-four designs selected by Marc Jacobs himself went on display at the Landmark last Friday night as part of a six-month celebration of some of the label's defining creations.

6 Nov 2012 - 12:10pm

Wu and Chung open Marc Jacobs store

Linda Chung (left) and Wu Chun celebrate the actor's birthday.

American fashion brand Marc by Marc Jacobs has shown faith in the buying power of mainland travellers. Adding to its fashion and accessories counter in Lane Crawford, the brand opened a second retail space on Friday in Causeway Bay's Times Square - a popular destination for mainland shoppers.

23 Oct 2012 - 2:17pm

Shanghai Station

The gala marking the opening of Louis Vuitton's first maison in the mainland.  Photo: Chai Studio

As seen at the opening of Louis Vuitton's first maison in the mainland, the flamboyant Marc Jacobs certainly knows how to put on a show, writes Divia Harilela.

31 Aug 2012 - 7:40pm

Life's just one giant carnival for Marc by Marc Jacobs

The opening celebration of American fashion brand Marc by Marc Jacobs's new flagship store in Pacific Place on Wednesday was a joyous fair.

Designed by New York-based Jaklitsch/Gardner Architects, the 270-square-metre store was given a carnival theme for the occasion.

18 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Marc Jacobs taps the Roaring Twenties for spring collection, turning models into material girls

American fashion brand Marc Jacobs' spring-summer collection is a trip back to the 1920s with a twist.

The designs feature classic checks and drop-waist cuts, touched up with innovative materials such as translucent cellophane organza and sheen lame embroidery.

30 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Two men and their baggage

Thanks to the phenomenal success of Alexander McQueen's Savage Beauty retrospective last year, fashion houses are lining up to host exhibitions that tell their stories.

16 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

standout features

Tablet case (HK$650) by Marc by Marc Jacobs

Woven wristbands (HK$2,790) by Tateossian London

Burberry Prorsum

Shaun Samson

Ties (HK$900) by Zegna

Undies (HK$450) by Paul Smith

Shoes (HK$6,900) by D&G


Burberry Prorsum

9 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Leopard print

Leopard print often gets a bad rap when it comes to menswear. Many consider it too gaudy and risqu? and others associate it with dirty old men who prey on young model types. But in the past couple of seasons, more men have warmed to the idea.

18 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Luck of the draw

Will Broome is an unapologetically normal bloke. Stocky, bespectacled and built like a rugby prop forward, Broome has an unpretentious air to match his no-nonsense Nottinghamshire accent. In person, the artist couldn't be more different than some of his creations, or indeed, the fashionista circles he now works in.

7 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

The goods

Hue grant

28 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Stylish celebrities honour Marc Jacobs at autumn show with a touch of 'New York' glitz

There was no shortage of celebrities and socialites dressed head-to-toe in the latest Marc Jacobs' creations at the brand's Autumn/Winter 2011 fashion show at The Landmark on Thursday night.

22 Aug 2011 - 12:00am