Marc Jacobs founded his namesake line in 1986 with his business partner Robert Duffy. He was promptly awarded with a CFDA Perry Ellis award for New Fashion Talent, being the youngest designer ever to win this.
His Marc by Marc Jacobs line casts a more youthful light on the brand's urban femininity while maintaining its detailed stitchwork and puff sleeves. Signature features, such as his oversized buttons, have given birth to season after season of must-have shoes and bags
Jacobs is one of the most exciting fixtures on the New York fashion scene always surprising by producing unexpected, unpredictable collections. He draws inspiration from many diverse areas; past collections have been both dark and layered as well as delicate and feminine.