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NEW YORK — Marc Jacobs made an unexpected move on Monday night, creating a fall collection centered around Sixties looks of the Courrèges kind. His vision came complete with that era’s go-go boots, even Penelope Tree-style wigs, worn...

Here, his graphic micromini, with a turtleneck and bright hose.

Here, his graphic micromini, with a turtleneck and bright hose.

GIOVANNI GIANNONI

NEW YORK — Marc Jacobs made an unexpected move on Monday night, creating a fall collection centered around Sixties looks of the Courrèges kind. His vision came complete with that era’s go-go boots, even Penelope Tree-style wigs, worn with abbreviated, geometric clothes of the sort that once defined our visions of the future. Here, his graphic micromini, with a turtleneck and bright hose. For more on the season, see pages 8 to 13.

This story first appeared in the February 12, 2003 issue of WWD.  Subscribe Today.