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Why Marc Jacobs opted for a lace dress

Fashion designer Marc Jacobs chose an offbeat lace dress for a recent red carpet event and says he just didn't want to be boring.

fashion and trends Updated: May 11, 2012 16:22 IST

Fashion designer Marc Jacobs chose an offbeat lace dress for a recent red carpet event, and says he just didn't want to be boring.



Jacobs stunned people at the exclusive Costume Institute Gala here when he walked the red carpet wearing a see-through black-coloured lace shirtdress teamed with white boxer shorts.



http://www.hindustantimes.com/Images/Popup/2012/5/marc-jacobs.jpg"It's just a lace dress... I just didn't wanna wear a tuxedo and be boring," femalefirst.co.uk quoted Jacobs as saying.



The designer, known for his eccentric style, accessorised the shirtdress with a black clutch bag and a pair of heeled buckle shoes from his latest autumn-winter collection.

He also claims his outlandish outfit was a homage to famed designers Miuccia Prada and the late Elsa Schiaparelli.

"I think Miuccia Prada is such a celebration of the unconventional and so it felt like, appropriate, somehow. They are two women (Schiaparelli and Prada) who I have always loved the work of; I mean Elsa Schiaparelli is one of my all-time heroes and Miuccia Prada continues to be a hero of mine," he added.