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Marc Jacobs's Military Collection Includes a $40k Handbag

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Top, $3,600; bag, $40,000. Yes, all five zeros.

Alexander Wang's spring 2015 collection hit Moda Operandi yesterday, and today it's Marc Jacobs's turn. You may recall that the designer closed out New York Fashion Week with a militaristic parade around a Pepto-pink house.

"Uniforms used to be a symbol of rebellion and protest. And now, it doesn't mean anything. It's just what you wear," Jacobs told WWD of the collection, which certainly felt charged with war, current events, and its September 11th show date.

We shouldn't be surprised that the line is spendy, but a $40,000 handbag is a shocker. Made exclusively of alligator, the sack is available in three colors, in case you need choices.

Other bags in the collection range from $1,700 to $3,800 (oh, the rent that could be paid) and the priciest article of clothing is an oversized wool jacket with equally oversized front pockets for $4,900. The cute shift dress Kendall Jenner modeled in the show—one of the more wearable pieces in the collection—asks just a little less, at $4,800. Your budget pick here is the $495 knit bandeau.
· Marc Jacobs Spring 2015 [Moda Operandi]
· This is How Fashion Talks About War [Racked]
· Former Marc Jacobs Employee Shares Disturbing Recollections [Racked]