Deemed one of the most contemporary and influential designers in fashion, Marc Jacobs has been setting the most sought after fashion trends since launching his first menswear collection in 1994.
After graduating from Parson School of Design and setting up his namesake label in 1986 he quickly became the youngest designer ever to win the CFDA Perry Ellis award for New Fashion Talent. In 1997 he was appointed as Louis Vuitton’s creative director and hasn’t looked back since, this year celebrating 15 years at the prestigious fashion house! Over the next two decades Marc Jacobs went on to receive several more CFDA awards for womenswear, menswear and accessories, and became the can’t-miss catwalk show, the leader in trend influencing labels, the mercurial who stuns, delights and shocks the fashion world twice a year! His mystique and surprise season after season is accompanied by the use of unexpected models and vivid advertising campaigns like no other!
You can spot a Marc Jacobs man a mile off! Urban styling, impeccable detailing and flawless structuring epitomize the Marc Jacobs aesthetic, with fashion-forward collections and a cool celebrity following ensuring he will always remain one of the ‘top 100 most influential people in the world’ as he was once acclaimed by The Times!
This season Marc Jacobs is revisiting his skater days. His new collection for Spring Summer 2013 also continues his collaboration with the New York street artist Bast this time round Bast has been inspired by paisley and supermarket posters, he has even created a limited edition skate deck for the collection. For the not so adventurous the collection also offers bright shirting and wool suiting in simple proportions and easy fits.