Shop the interactive Marc Jacobs Fall 2017 collection film rooted in the appreciation for music’s influence on fashion. The collection, he said, was inspired by a documentary called Hip-Hop Evolution.
“As a born and bred New Yorker, it was during my time at the High School of Art and Design when I began to see and feel the influence of hip-hop on other music as well as art and style. This collection is my representation of the well-studied dressing up of casual sportswear. It is an acknowledgement and gesture of my respect for the polish and consideration applied to fashion from a generation that will forever be the foundation of youth culture street style.”
The collection spotlight on the inspiration hip-hop has had on street style for several generations. With a fur-collared jacket and a thigh-skimming party dress, they were paired with sheer stockings and sturdy, retro platforms. That track suits brought a Brooklyn cool. Corduroy spotlighted the retro reference texture to the collection mixed with different variations of brown, burgundy and grey. The jewelry was dramatic with some bling.
Photographed by David Hughes, the models were styled by Katie Grand with a 1980’s inspired vibe including corduroy separates as well as oversized hats and leather bags. Guido Palau worked on hair with makeup by Diane Kendal. The film stars models Slick Woods, Natalie Westling, Kiki Willems, Hanne Gaby Odiele, Alek Wek, and Casil McArthur.