As Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue" blasted and supermodels walked a funhouse-mirrored runway, the audience was transported to a modernized version of turn of the century America. Marc Jacobs
referenced Broadway musicals like Mary Poppins
and My Fair Lady
, showing a colorful, layered collection of bustled skirts, tailored jackets and wide-cut pants that were paired with up-to-date, everyday pieces. The wearable favorites included a red, white and blue sailor top, a menswear-inspired minidress and a few new must-have accessoriesquilted bags, chunky bangles, layered necklaces and wide belts.
See Marc Jacobs’ Spring 2009 fashion show at nymag.com