One of the 100 people named as most influential in the year 2010 of the Time Magazine, Marc Jacobs, an American fashion designer born in New York on April 9, 1963. He created his brand in 1993, Marc de Marc Jacobs International Company Ltd and with only 30 years of age begins to build the empire that holds today.
In 1994 Marc launched his first collection as a designer of his own brand in New York, counting at that time with renowned top models such as Naomi Campbel who appeared on the catwalk as a collaborator in support of the collection, so this designer starts on the right foot.
From that moment, this young designer has not stopped growing, in 1996 he is encouraged to present his first men’s collection and in 1997 he is named designer of the firm Louis Vuitton, allowing himself to offer a more modern and avant-garde look to this brand of high fame and reputation, obtaining not in vain the prestige he enjoys as a high-end designer.
Marc Jacobs manages to make alliances to market his designs with other brands around the world for several years but always focused on continuing to grow. In 1997 he also managed to open his first store in Mercer street, 163 in New York City, and in the year 2000, he opened a new Boutique in San Francisco.
As it is in a frank expansion, Marc Jacobs designs new footwear collections for both women and men, a collection of handbags and purses, as well as creating a Marc Marc Jacobs second line with the intention of providing the public with more affordable prices. In this same decade, he also ventures to launch his first fragrance for ladies that he called Marc Jacobs perfum, to later launch that of gentlemen.
By the year 2003, Marc Jacobs was already offering his new designs for the home. For this designer who works non-stop as if it were not enough for the year 2005, he launches both his first line of lenses in conjunction with another company, as his first line of watches with which he opens a store in Paris, France.
Marc Jacobs has a history of constant success, due to his perseverance and talent, as well as a remarkable ability and success for alliances and businesses. All these characteristics have led it to remain always current and currently leads to be present in more than 200 stores in 80 countries in America and Europe. Marc Jacobs markets through his company extensive and varied product lines such as clothing, footwear, accessories, handbags, watches, perfume lenses and home phone lines through all its brands; Marc Jacobs, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Little Marc aimed at children and Stinky Rat.
A particular feature of Marc Jacobs is his ability to design based on the needs and interests of his followers, and that his proposals for contemporary women in America are markedly differentiated by their simpler and more urban designs, while designs for women European countries stand out for sober, elegant and sophisticated lines.