When Marc Jacobs did not design a runway collection in September 2020 and February 2021; It was wondered if it was a sign of distress for the company, which has had a tough few years with executives and designers layoffs and the number of stores dwindling.
Now, if you’re looking for proof that the New York fashion industry is on the mend, consider that one of its brightest brands is planning its return to the runway after more than a year.
Marc Jacobs made a post on his Instagram account with the description “Happiness”. It reads “Runway, Marc Jacobs, Fall 2021, 6.28.21 NYC” on a yellow background photo.
Yes, you did not misunderstand; The Marc Jacobs collection is coming. After a two-season hiatus, Marc Jacobs is returning to the fashion world with a live event on June 28 in New York. This is all that has been confirmed by the brand so far; More details will be announced in the coming weeks.
Many brands such as Michael Kors, Pyer Moss and Tom Ford already shared their intentions to present new collections during New York Fashion Week in September. Also, through IMG’s Fashion Alliance, Altuzarra, Brandon Maxwell, Jason Wu, LaQuan Smith, Markarian, Monse, Prabal Gurung, Proenza Schouler, Rodarte, Sergio Hudson and Telfar have pledged to attend the event by 2022. Jacobs still hasn’t officially shared her plans for New York Fashion Week, but this announcement is certainly promising.