Fashion: Spring/Summer Ready To Wear

Marc Jacobs

Why choose the slightly spooky, probably dusty New York State Armory to present a fashion show? Perhaps to throw the girlishly innocent clothes into sharp relief. Jacobs' show was suggestive of a group of tiny yet gorgeous schoolgirls who had lost their way but were bravely striding on. His palette of pale blues, grays and metallics, with a detour into a striking series of gunmetals, kept it chaste. "The drawstring must be a trend," whispered celeb guest Lauren Holly. Not to mention cap sleeves, shirring, scalloped edges and a lot of stuff a romantic six-year-old would favor, including aprons and petticoats....

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