Fall RTW 2009: And then there was Marc
by The Fashion Cult
So much fanfare surrounds this man and his clothes that if I’m anything other than blown away by his collections it’s a disappointment. Such is the case for Fall 2009.
There were a few shocking bolts of color that were pleasing to my eye (you know, the 4th fashion eye). Overall, however, I found the offering quite boring. It was wacky, but not inspired. It flouted custom without being especially forward thinking. I dunno, perhaps I’m being a bit hard. Still, I can’t help but wonder what the designer’s infamous slashing of his guest list was really about.
I did spot 9 pleasing looks from the collection, but from a 61-look batch that’s not so good.
photos: men.style.com, wwd.com
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