It was only meant to be Charlotte Rampling in the photo, but Teller couldn't resist. Why should he? He was the creative mind behind this iconic ad campaign. Shot in a suite at the Hotel Crillon in Paris, Teller cast himself as the male role, but couldn't fit into any of the clothes, except for a pair of silver hot pants. It worked out, in the end.
In many ways, Marc Jacobs print ads are the anti-fashion fashion ad. The natural lighting is often overexposed, and looks as if it could have been taken with a regular point-and-shoot camera, the flash bouncing off surfaces. The models chosen are usually not models models, but quirky muses who work in other professions, like White Stripes drummer Meg White, or beak-nosed indie actress Tilda Swinton. Also, these ads look like they couldn't care less about showing off the clothes. Whatever Marc Jacobs … more