This is the end, my friends. One month minus three days of sneak peeks at spring 2013. Trends have been forecasted, spectacles splendored in, and after it all, I keep on thinking of General Idea’s hilarious ode to art world verbosity, “Do you know what to say where there’s nothing to say? When there’s nothing to say, shut the…” A few last words on the closing day of PFW.
Marc Jacobs’ Louis Vuitton collection was, as it often is, complimentary to his own line. Op-art prints and naval revealing skirt suits were just as they were in New York at Marc Jacobs a few weeks ago. Though for LV, of course, Jacobs shifts from stripes to checkerboard, a play on the print in the age of mechanical reproduction (and sidewalk vendors), the Vuitton Damier. Classic black and white, pop keylime, and meyer lemon checks made their way from dresses down to bags. At LV, it’s all in the bags.
All of the denim was lined in duchesse satin. Necklaces curled their way around the model’s collars, not quite closing, or hung down their chests like a Calder mobile. An intellectual midcentury femme in work wear denim and wrinkled luxury wovens. Prints like paint stroked. Purposeful purses. Bras and a barely theres—what’s in a top anyway?