― For the longest time, stripes and nautical themes have been the signature motif for any Cruise/Resort season. And now, Marc Jacobs introduces spots too; teeny-tiny polka dots that is. And apparently, clowns were the inspiration behind the Cruise 2013 collection. ∙ The Verdict: Resort/Cruise collections usually focus on the RTW while accessories take a backseat. That may be so, but I won't comment on the clothes because that's not what I do, and while I love the shoes, I really am not a [...].