Jacobs will now focus on his own label but considering LVMH holds around a 75% stake of the brand, he will continue working under the same business umbrella. The American designer should now go back to his beloved New York city and have more time to take things slowly without the same limitations and constraints of "the new speed of fashion"... Or is this asking for the moon?
|Marc Jacobs Spring/Summer 2011|
Marc Jacobs has contributed to the success of Louis Vuitton as an established global brand and it's likely that he will do the same for his own label. You can watch this morning's show online and share the intense experience of many fashion aficionados on the last day of Paris Fashion Week.
|Marc Jacobs final show for Louis Vuitton Spring/Summer 2014|
Former Balenciaga creative director, Nicholas Ghesquière, is a potential candidate to take the creative lead at Louis Vuitton. I leave you with an old documentary which captures Marc Jacobs view on fashion at the earlier stages of his career.
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