Images via Vogue.com
First and foremost, if you haven’t looked at the full Marc Jacobs Fall 2012 show already, I’d encourage you to head over to Vogue.com and flip through it now; I generally prefer spring fashion week to fall because the clothes are so much more fun, and Jacobs managed to inject a healthy dose of whimsy and wit into his collection via all manner of ridiculousness, most notably outsized fur hats. The entire collection looked like it would be right at home in a particularly fantastical Tim Burton movie.
By contrast, the collection’s handbags were almost jarringly sedate; in both glazed leather and ostrich, big, slouch satchels in white, mustard and dove grey created a staid counterpoint to the brocade, velvet and fur of the clothes. One bag, a ladylike frame satchel covered in red and black fur, stood out among the rest. If ever I were going to love a fur bag, it would be that one. Check out our gallery after the jump. (more…)