Backstage and On The Runway at Marc Jacobs

The look was couture with a futuristic twist at Marc Jacobs' Fall 2011 runway show.

14 photos
1/14
Getty Images
2/14
The look was couture with a futuristic twist at Marc Jacobs' Fall 2011 runway show. Here, the backstage lineup showing each of the models in their looks.
3/14
Nars created the makeup look for the show, which was pinned as an example on each backstage station.
4/14
Francois Nars demonstrates the heavy eyeshadow look to the other makeup artists finishing the look on all the different models.
5/14
One of the main components of the look was a blush, applied towards the bottom end of the cheek -- a forward-thinking alternative to the traditional, high-cheekbones blush.
6/14
The resulting look was still flattering, but definitely a bit off-kilter -- a nice counterpoint to the dramatic eyeliner, which also swooped downward at the outer corners of the eyes.
7/14
Getty Images for IMG
The finished look was a nice complement to Jacobs' high-concept collection, which juxtaposed couture-inspired silhouettes with synthetic materials like rubber and vinyl.
8/14
AFP/Getty Images
A skirt composed of rubber made to look like sequins is paired with a cropped sweater and blouse.
9/14
Getty Images for Mercedes-Benz
A high-waist '40s pencil skirt with a blouse and beret.
10/14
Getty Images for Mercedes-Benz
Polka dots littered the collection -- from pencil skirts to tights to cabochon-topped berets.
11/14
Getty Images for IMG
An old-fashioned-looking print with a lace neckline is topped with a playful polka dot beret.
12/14
Getty Images for Mercedes-Benz
A slim-cut pencil skirt paired with a black blouse with billowing sleeves, all topped off with a vinyl beret.
13/14
Getty Images for IMG
More polka dots: Here, as embellishments on a '40s-inspired suit.
14/14
Getty Images for IMG
Some of the final looks at Marc Jacobs felt purely traditional, like this gorgeous lace dress, rendered in navy.
Contact Us