(Getty) Marc Jacobs (Bauer Griffin) WWD reports that Marc Jacobs is a frontrunner for one of the most talked-about positions in the fashion industry: Creative director of Christian Dior. The post has been vacant since the dismissal of John Galliano in February following allegations of anti-Semitism.The move might make sense: Jacobs' contract with Louis Vuitton is up quite soon, and he has one of the most bankable names in the business. Other designers reportedly considered for the position...Read Full Story
Diane von Furstenberg and Sarah Jessica Parker at the 2010 CFDA Awards (Getty Images) Gwyneth Paltrow, Ashley Olsen, Alexa Chung and Jessica Biel were all dressed in their finest at the 2010 CFDA Fashion Awards. The awards show recognizes those who have made a solid contribution to the American fashion industry. This year, fashion designers Marc Jacobs and Jason Wu, who designed Michelle Obama's beautiful inauguration gown, both received high honors for their womenswear designs.Notable...Read Full Story
Living with Marc Jacobs has its benefits because, apparently, his creativity is catching. Marc's longtime partner, Lorenzo Martone, is launching a swimwear line. Lorenzo, an advertising executive-slash-newbie bikini designer, is set to launch his line in July at Miami Swim Week. The line, Nycked (pronounced nicked), is inspired by Lorenzo's home country of Brazil. In Brazil, Lorenzo explains, swimsuits are considered real fashion. The line is a collaboration between Lorenzo and jewelry...Read Full Story
Getty Images. Believe it or not, if Marc Jacobs had had his way, the iconic Louis Vuitton logo print would be no more. Marc admits that when he started at Louis Vuitton, he had thought of getting rid of the brand's trademark 'LV.' The logo, favored by celebrities and counterfitters alike, may be one of the world's most recognizable. Luckily, Marc decided that the logo actually supported the brand's image. Marc says: When I arrived at Louis Vuitton 12 years ago, and I was figuring out how...Read Full Story
Isn't it romantic? Fashion mogul Marc Jacobs strides to meets his husband, the handsome Lorenzo Martone, at Eden Roc with the hotel slippers on his typically well-shod feet and a chocolately Hermes Birkin in tow.The Louis Vuitton and Marc Jacobs creative director ought to be a pro at effortless, luxurious style: Since his 1992 debut at Perry Ellis, Jacobs has been a household name known for his playful interpretations of style and trends. Lately the mega-designer has been in the news not just...Read Full Story
Marc Jacobs (born April 9, 1963) is an American fashion designer and the head designer for Marc Jacobs, as well as the diffusion line Marc by Marc Jacobs. Jacobs is currently the Creative Director of the French design house Louis Vuitton.