Marc Jacobs born in 1963 is an American fashion designer. He is the head designer for his own fashion label, Marc Jacobs and Marc by Marc Jacobs.
At age of 15, Jacobs worked as a stockboy at Charivari, a now-defunct avant-garde clothing boutique in New York City.
In 1986 Jacobs designed his first collection with Marc Jacobs label.
In 1987, Jacobs was the youngest designer to have ever been awarded the fashion industry's highest tribute the award for "New Fashion Talent".
In 1988, Jacobs joined the women's design unit of Perry Ellis as creative director. In 1992, the Council of Fashion Designers of America awarded Jacobs with The Women's Designer of the Year Award.
In 1997, Jacobs was appointed Louis Vuitton's creative director, where he created the company's first ready-to-wear clothing line.
In the spring of 2001, Jacobs introduced his secondary line, Marc by Marc Jacobs.
In October 2013, after the Spring – Summer 2014 show, it was revealed that Marc Jacobs will leave Louis Vuitton to focus on his own line.