Jacobs’ post-pandemic runway: Parading puffers in patterns – ARAB TIMES – KUWAIT NEWS – Arab Times Kuwait English Daily

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Jacobs’ post-pandemic runway: Parading puffers in patterns – ARAB TIMES – KUWAIT NEWS – Arab Times Kuwait English Daily

NEW YORK, June 29, (AP): Theaters are dusting off the cobwebs and coming to life, the streets of midtown Manhattan are bustling, Bruce Springsteen is back on Broadway. And on Monday, the fashion world gathered to join another New York fixture, designer Marc Jacobs, and celebrate a return to live runway shows. “Through the physicality of this shared experience, I hope to offer a moment of inspiration, curiosity, wonder and possibility,” Jacobs wrote in the program notes for his fall collection, an eye-popping parade of op-art-inspired puffers and glistening space-age sequins, held under the grand arches of the main branch of the New York Public Library. Jacobs, whose inventive shows usually close out New York Fashion Week with a jolt of creative energy, chose not to wait for the next edition, which returns in September; he decided to launch this, his first collection after skipping two seasons during the pandemic, in the heat of a Manhattan summer. Marc Jacobs fall/winter 2021 fashion show projected on the exterior of Bergdorf Goodman department store on Monday, June 28, 2021, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)On a sweltering evening, he gave fans and passers-by a treat: The show was simultaneously projected