Eye On Design: Marc Jacobs’ Polychrome Silk Organza Dress

marc jacobs playful dress photo by gail worley
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Marc Jacobs described his spring/summer 2020 collection as a “celebration of life,” showcasing garments that express the joy of dressing up and embrace grand gestures. The collection conveyed optimism for the future, as well as an appreciation for the past.

marc jacobs playful dress detail photo by gail worley

This silk organza dress in shades of purple and gold evokes the excesses and extravagances of haute couture in the late 1050s and early 1960s. Layers of buoyant silk violets flutter gently with the wearer’s movement, conveying a sense of freshness and vitality.

marc jacobs playful dress photo by gail worley

Photographed in the Metropolitan Museum of Art as Part of the Exhibit, America: A Lexicon of Fashion.

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