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Marc Jacobs beauty to relaunch
Business of Fashion has reported that Marc Jacobs Beauty will be relaunching. The brand’s licensing agreement with Kendo is slowly coming to an end, and is set to expire at the end of this year. This has led to speculation that the line would either go out of business, especially since there have been deep discounts on Marc Jacobs Beauty...
23 Jul 2021
Marc Jacobs returns to the catwalk with his first collection in 16 months
Marc Jacobs reinvigorated New York’s fashion industry with his return to the catwalk, old-school style. Showing his Fall 2021 collection on Tuesday evening, well outside any American fashion week calendar, Jacobs came back on his own terms, at his own time, at the New York Public Library building on Fifth Avenue. The show was poignant because...
30 Jun 2021
Marc Jacobs to show Fall 2021 runway collection in NYC this month
Marc Jacobs announced on Monday a return to the runway, albeit on its own schedule. The New York-based company will show its Fall 2021 collection on Monday, June 28th, outside of New York fashion week. While no official details were released, neither on the brand’s website of Mr Jacobs’ personal page, the post was simply captioned with the word...
14 Jun 2021
LVMH sees sales of its fashion division return to pre-pandemic levels
LVMH was the first luxury house to post its quarterly results, setting a precedent for other fashion businesses by showing sales have returned to pre-pandemic levels. Sales increased 37 percent over 2019 and 52 percent over last year, when the world first faced lockdowns and store closures; first in Asia, then other markets including Europe and...
14 Apr 2021
What’s next for the gender fluid fashion movement?
Polysexual: someone attracted to multiple genders and identities. It is the kind of word that someone would expect to hear in a liberal arts college course on gender and sexuality studies. While there are polysexual people in the fashion industry, it’s not the buzzword that comes to mind when it comes to fashion trends. The genderless fashion...
21 Dec 2020
Marc Jacobs and Nirvana continue legal battle
Marc Jacobs International ongoing legal battle with Nirvana over the copyright infringement of the smiley face image continues on. Marc Jacobs’ lawyers have called for a summary judgement in the case, meaning a judge will make a decision before it even goes to trial. The specific image in question is the famous Nirvana smiley face with Xs for...
6 Nov 2020
Video: Marc Jacobs spring/summer 2020 show
In this video, Marc Jacobs shows his spring/summer 2020 collection at New York Fashion Week. Watch the full fashion show below. Source: FF Channel via YouTube Photo credit: Marc Jacobs International
3 Nov 2020
American fashion designers get political, urging people to vote
With just 33 days to go until the next presidential election, American designers and brands are getting political, urging their customers to vote. While many brands may skew to the democratic end of the political spectrum, few openly pledge allegiance to either side, in a bid to not alienate followers and customers. Yet more so than at any other...
2 Oct 2020
Mind the gap: International fashion weeks are marred by sparse schedules
A sparse New York Fashion Week calendar was revealed on Thursday, with the number of designers showing cut in half. Only 50 masked guests will be allowed to attend outdoor presentations, and then only after passing a temperature check. Indoor events will take place without audiences and instead livestreamed on the CFDA’s Runway360, its new...
28 Aug 2020
Charguers announces DTC website and partners with Marc Jacobs
Chargeurs*PCC Fashion Technologies has launched its first U.S. consumer-facing division, Lainiere Health & Wellness, as well as a direct-to-consumer e-commerce website offering the new divisions collection of protective face masks. The company also announced it is launching a partnership with Marc Jacobs and will donate anti-microbial material...
17 Jul 2020
Marc Jacobs to dismiss up to 10 percent of its workforce, including senior design team
Marc Jacobs is expected to dismiss up to 60 employees across its corporate headquarters, including senior designer Olymp Le-Tan. The Covid-19 crisis has fast-tracked existing sales issues at the LVMH-operated business, forcing a 10 percent cut of its workforce. In a statement to WWD a spokesman said: “Given the substantial impact of Covid-19 on...
10 Jun 2020
Video: Marc Jacobs opens up about mental health in quarantine
"I am luddite, I believe in human contact...having a coffee with someone, writing a letter and connecting with someone else", says fashion designer Marc Jacobs on his struggle with quarantine. Jacobs opens up to Business of Fashion's Tim Blake on his mental health during the time of coronavirus, and how he uses his creativity to counteract the...
20 May 2020