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Saturday, 2 March 2013

STYLE ICON SATURDAY/ twelve

MARC JACOBS

I have a very weird relationship with his brands. It's something like an obsession, it's almost a sickness. I fantasize daily about Marc by Marc Jacobs accessories and Marc Jacobs ready-to-wear pieces. My undying love for this man's work is definitely no secret.

I have watched the Marc Jacobs Spring/Summer 2013 RTW show about a dozen times and I'm still blown away by it. Monochromatic looks and stripes hold a very special place in my heart, and in my opinion no one does those looks better than Marc Jacobs.

I am always lusting over certain pieces from his lines. Right now it's the MBMJ clear cross body bag, tomorrow it may be something different all together. I fear that one day I will just turn into a giant walking advertisement for his brands, but I really can't help it. It's like an addiction, really. I haven't put my finger on what exactly it is about it all, but everything he does is just so visually appealing to me. My interest right now is mostly focused on Marc by Marc Jacobs and that's mainly because the prices are more within my reach. I hope to one day say that about his main brand, and I would die to have a piece from his work with Louis Vuitton. 

I am fortunate enough to own a few items from MBMJ and his main line. I did buy them all secondhand but they are all authentic and I love that I got them all for a fraction of the cost. My favourite pieces that I own are the black leather clutch and the royal blue Natasha Q bag. I do wear my black MBMJ bag more often than not though, it's just so big and it holds everything.

"I love to take things that are everyday and comforting and make them into the most luxurious things in the world."
- Marc Jacobs 

source: the-talks

Marc Jacobs work with the Louis Vuitton brand (source: thetimes)

Marc Jacobs Spring/Summer 2013 RTW (source: thesatorialist)

My current collection: Marc Jacobs scarf, black Marc by Marc Jacobs Twisted Q Riz bag, Marc Jacobs Latin ring, Marc Jacobs black leather clutch, royal blue Marc by Marc Jacobs Classic Natasha Q bag

* All images are referenced back to their original sources.

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