Art has long influenced fashion in more ways than one, with fashion designers often bringing in artists to collaborate with on their collections. This season saw the collaboration of our dreams come to life with award-winning designer Marc Jacobs team up with Magda Archer and we are happy to report the results do not disappoint.

Peak the exclusive pieces below as we speak to Magda Archer to learn more about the iconic collaboration...

Marc Jacobs new campaign, shot by Johnny Dufort. Can you spot Magda Archer's artwork?

 

 

 
 
 
 
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Another fantastic image from THE MARC JACOBS campaign. Photo @johnnydufort Styling @lottavolkova Hair @hollismithhead Make up @ingegrognard Nail art @nailsbymei Models @lindseywixson @nataliamontero07 @remingtonwilliams_

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HU: What can you tell us about the experience of working on this project with such a major and influential name in the fashion industry?

MA: In three words...Made in Heaven. I’ve admired Marc Jacobs for years.

Marc Jacobs strikes a pose with the Magda Archer x Marc Jacobs bag.

 

HU: How did the collaboration come to be?

MA: They got in touch on social media. I think they saw me on Instagram.

Dua Lipa attends Marc Jacobs' show during NYFW in a t-shirt from the collaboration. 

 

HU: And how did it feel to see your artwork in this new medium?

MA: It was a complete thrill because they were not just using my images, I threw them the ball and they ran with it. To see my images used so carefully with respect, love and integrity.. Well, there’s just a warm fuzzy feeling.

Dua Lipa and Anward Hadid in matching pieces from the collection. 

HU: That sounds ideal. Were you involved in the selection of works that were used in the collection and were you consulted on the design of the final pieces?

 

MA: They’d seen some images they liked & wanted to use…then I showed them some other images & they selected a few more. I was not consulted on the design of the final pieces though I had to O.K. things and they were fine about slightly altering a couple of ideas, it was very much a conversation, they’re very gracious people, it was a pleasant experience.

Magda Archer x Marc Jacobs bag with matching nails!  

HU: What did you learn from the experience and would you be interested in more collaborative fashion projects in the future?

 

MA: I learnt that there are the good guys and the bad guys and they are the good guys... I am not interested in any other fashion projects, we’re doing some more things together...

Kate Moss photographed in Magda Archer x Marc Jacobs t-shirt by Nikolai Von Bismarck for W Magazine.  

HU: So we can expect to see more Magda Archer x Marc Jacobs in the future?

 

MA: Yes, I think you can.

 

HU: Amazing. Lastly, do you have a favourite piece form the collection?

 

MA: I genuinely like it all, it’s beautiful.

 

Thank you for chatting with us Magda, we loved learning more about this fabulous collaboration.

To view Magda Archer's catalogue click here. Should you have any questions, don't hesitate to get in touch through info@hanguppictures.com. 

As always thank you for reading this week's blog.

Till next time,

Hang-Up Team. 

 

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