Monday, October 11, 2010

My Date with Marc by Marc Jacobs Spring 2011

On my last day in NYC, I had one very important date on one very VIP 9th floor.
{Squeal, faint, piss!}

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Meet the lovely Miss MJ.  She is a friend of my friend MChu and she has worked for the man, the myth, the Marc for the last four years.

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Last Monday, Miss MJ graciously gave this rabid fan a tour of the Marc showroom.
{I die, I'm dead, I died!!}

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While she walked me through the Spring 2011 collection in the very room Marc created it, I drooled like a country mouse staring down a big city cheese plate.

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Fell in love with all the "circle" dresses.

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And the stripes galore

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Loved all the longer hemlines and the trench coats with signature Marc detailing. Very wearable, classic, all-American sportswear. Smart move in this economy.


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Not gonna lie: I felt like I'd won the Nobel Peace Prize since my outfit - hastily thrown together and damp from the pouring rain outside - fit in perfectly. Red stripes, maxi skirt, trenchcoat.  Check, check and check. Without trying, I had managed to look soooo next season. ;)

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Marc himself would have been so proud that he would have gifted me with these beauties. I'm sure of it!

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I would have said, I couldn't possibly.  And when he insisted I would have also demanded my favorite piece of the entire collection: this eyelet dream of a dress.  She will be mine!

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Ugh. And don't even get me started on all the gorge bags I wanted to stick inside my bag.
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Fact: Marc by Marc handbags are the fastest growing part of the MJ empire.

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Not surprising since they are always the right balance of practical and fun.

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They manage to be timeless and trendy at the same time.
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And they are at a decent price point for the working girl.

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Fact Numero Dos: This nerd nearly pooped when I saw all the MJ nerd gear.

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Nothing excites me more than the intersection of my two favorite things: the Interwebs and fashion

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This laptop bag needs to get into my belly now!

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I think my iPad will have several new sleeping bags soon.

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Thank god for designers that understand that the tech crowd deserves some sass too. 

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Final fact: I'm pretty sure I let out a little yelp of glee when I saw next season's Marc by MJ jewelry. 

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The apples, pears, stars and rainbows reminded me of the season when I first fell in love with Marc. 
Nearly a decade ago.

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That 23 year old girl never ever NEVER dreamed 10 years later she'd get a peek inside Marc's world.

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Makes me look forward to what 43 might bring.
Hopefully it's not just more wrinkles and gray ;)

12 comments:

Fashion Intel said...

I'm really loving your ensemble here. What a great time you had in an amazing showroom! You are soooo cute.

Shannon said...

I DIE. Speechless. So jeal. You look sooo excited and happy in the pictures! What an awesome opportunity for you - thanks for sharing! xxoo

Ying said...

You lucky girl! Thanks for sharing the sneak peek! I'm so glad you're blogging more often again. I've missed your posts!

fshnonmymind said...

I can't even begin to narrow down what my favorite pieces are, I die just looking at your pictures. How incredibly lucky you were to see next season's items!!!!
I love Marc Jacobs and I was around 23 y.o. when I purchased my first Marc by March Jacobs bag. Such good memories, of how the love and addiction started. :)

Jean Bean said...

oooh, i totes going to get one of those laptop bags for my new brain!

honey my heart said...

i'm absolutely in love with the handbags!

Sable Crow said...

Squawk!!! I love it!!! How cool is that?!

I wanna get an iPad now so I can have MJ stuff, too.

B & T said...

Love your style and love your blog.

Ps. I've nominated you for a blog award.

Cheers

tam pham said...

So happy for you! What a dream come true! xoxo.

Lenya said...

Lucky lucky girl!

vyology101 said...

Awww, so jealous! I've been eying his new jewelry line too. Especially that chunky gold bracelet!! *grabby hands*

Hey, you forgot to mention your side braid. Very on point as well!

Jordana said...

AHHH I'm dying for you! Looks like so much fun!

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