Designer Crochet: Marc Jacobs

For this week’s exploration of crochet in couture and designer collections, let’s take a look at Marc Jacobs.

Fashion Designer Marc Jacobs

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Fashion designer Marc Jacobs was born in New York in 1963 and is one of the youngest designers in Simone Werre’s book 50 Fashion Designers You Should Know Designer Crochet: Madeleine Vionnet. Hwe went to Parsons, graduating in 1984, and presented his own first collection two years later. He has worked with a number of big names, and since 1997 has been the chief designer at Louis Cuitton. In 2000 he launched his own brand name collection which is known for celebrating girliness in untraditional ways.

Marc Jacobs Fall 2012 Crochet

If you’re looking for crochet on the runway for Fall 2012, look no further than Marc Jacobs. He used sparkly novelty yarns, bright colors and oversized safety pins to create a funky look for his new crochet pieces:

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fall 2012 crochet marc jacobs

marc jacobs eyelash crochet 2012

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See photos of the whole runway show at Vogue. Or here’s a video of the show:

By the way, the shawl with pin sells for $1800 through the Marc Jacobs website.

Other Marc Jacobs Crochet Clothing

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Crochet pencil dress by Marc Jacobs via

marc jacobs crochet jumpsuit

Marc Jacobs crochet jumpsuit

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This top with matching skirt is tiered plisse and crochet, sold through Bergdorf Goodman

Marc Jacobs Crochet Accessories

I’m a huge fan of crochet shoes and Marc Jacobs as put out more than one pair:

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marc jacobs crocheted shoes

The Fashion Spot forum says this crochet chain is a Marc Jacobs creation:

marc jacobs crochet chain

Other Outstanding Marc Jacobs Designs

They may not be crochet, but these designs are worth a second look:

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marc jacobs cocktail dress

Crochet Inspired by Marc Jacobs

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And did you know that Marc Jacobs inspired one of the pop culture designs in the crochet pattern book Pop Goes Crochet! by Vickie Howell?

This post is part of my Designer Crochet series


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