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Marc Jacobs

  1. 1. Marc Jacobs By: Jordan Jones
  2. 2. <ul><li>Marc Jacobs was born on April 9, 1963 in New York City. </li></ul><ul><li>He lived in Teaneck, New Jersey with his mother, sister, and younger brother. </li></ul>Biography
  3. 3. <ul><li>Attended Teaneck High School </li></ul><ul><li>Later attended Parsons The New School for Design in NYC </li></ul>Education
  4. 4. How was time spent in high school or college? <ul><li>At fifteen, Jacobs worked as a stockboy at Charivari, a boutique in NYC </li></ul><ul><li>While attending Parsons, he designed his first collection for Reuben Thomas, Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>He began to design at Perry Ellis. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>With Robert Duffy, Jacobs formed Jacobs Duffy Designs Inc., which still continues </li></ul><ul><li>In 1986, Jacobs started his first collection, Marc Jacobs </li></ul><ul><li>In 1989, Jacobs became apart of the women’s design unit of Tristan Russo and oversaw the designs of the women’s licensees. </li></ul>Cont.
  6. 6. <ul><li>Marc Jacobs worked with many different designers before he started his own label so he learned from their mistakes and didn’t make many. </li></ul>Mistakes Early in Business
  7. 7. <ul><li>Jacobs is the head designer for Marc Jacobs </li></ul><ul><li>Creative director for Louis Vuitton </li></ul>Current Status
  8. 8. <ul><li>Marc Jacobs is a Sole Proprietorship because he is the only individual in charge of the label Marc Jacobs </li></ul>Business Organization
  9. 9. <ul><li>Handbags starts at about $150 </li></ul><ul><li>Wardrobe starts at $100 </li></ul><ul><li>Shoes start at $150 </li></ul>Marc Jacobs Prices
  10. 10. <ul><li>He used his own name for the name of his label </li></ul>Business Name
  11. 12. <ul><li>In 2008, Marc Jacobs was accused of plagiarism for a scarf having the same design of another scarf from the 1950s from Swedish designer, Gosta Oloffson. The two later settled it through monetary compensation. </li></ul>Interesting Fact
  12. 14. <ul><li>Marc Jacobs is notorious for his choices in models for his advertising campaigns. He chose Dakota Fanning to model for him. He had to shrink the clothes and the shoes were made in child sizes. </li></ul>Interesting Fact
  13. 15. <ul><li>In 1984, he won the Perry Ellis Gold Thimble Award and the Chester Weinberg Gold Thimble Award and the Designer Student of the Year Award </li></ul><ul><li>In 1987, Jacobs was the youngest person to be awarded The Council of Fashion Designers of America Perry Ellis Award for New Fashion Talent </li></ul><ul><li>In 1992, he won The Women’s Designer of the Year Award </li></ul>Awards

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