I'll say two things about Marc Jacobs. He designs beautiful clothes, and he has real screen presence in Henry Alex Rubin's engrossing Disconnect. I'm going to stop short of saying the fashion designer can act because he wasn't on screen long enough for me to reach any real conclusion. But...when he was on screen at an early preview that I saw, I couldn't take my eyes off of him. more »
One of Manhattan's most distinct fashion emporiums gets its close-up in Scatter My Ashes At Bergdorf's, Matthew Miele's documentary about the designers, buyers, window dressers and famous customers who make it a destination. Karl Lagerfeld, Oscar De La Renta, Diane Von Furstenberg, Christian Louboutin and Disconnect actor Marc Jacobs are among the fashion designers featured in this film, which has just unveiled a stylish new poster outfitted in the tasteful purple color — lilac, to be specific — of Bergdorf's shopping bags. more »
Let's take a closer look at little Dakota Fanning's new ad campaign as the spokesmodel for Marc Jacobs' latest fragrance, Oh, Lola. On the one hand, the 17-year-old Fanning has been preparing us for this moment for years, what with her increasingly mature film roles of late (a lesbian make-out with Kristen Stewart in The Runaways? How edgy!). On the other hand, is anyone ready to see Dakota Fanning in a suggestive pose with a flower in her crotch?