279 posts tagged "Marc Jacobs"
Karl Lagerfeld dresses up the recession with a pretty catchprase: “Bling is over. Red carpet-y covered with rhinestones is out. I call it ‘the new modesty.’
Valentino and Giancarlo Giammetti have been handed a hefty €33 million (or $39 million) fine for allegedly evading tax payments. Don’t worry, Val, as WWD points out, this is practically an Italian celebrity rite of passage. Sophia Loren served jail time for similar charges, and last year Dolce & Gabbana were under investigation.
Job alert: Apple CEO Steve Jobs is taking a leave of absence. Techies, ready your résumés.
Why Nina Ricci would ever replace Olivier Theyskens is beyond us (he’s got the best hair in the business, hands down), but it appears that the brand continues to shop around. Their latest crush is Marc Jacobs’ right-hand man at Louis Vuitton, Peter Copping.
This Wednesday Louis Vuitton will launch Welovesprouse.com, a site that pays tribute to the world of Stephen Sprouse and, of course, Marc Jacobs’ Sprouse-inspired redux collection. It’s shaping up to be an MJ and Sprouse addict’s dream. Along with video of the Spring 2001 show at which the original graffitied bags debuted, there are interviews with friends of the iconoclastic designer, including Style.com’s Candy Pratts Price, Debbie Harry, Jeffrey Deitch, and Jacobs himself. An interactive section called Scrawl the Wall lets fans write graffiti testimonials on a virtual wall. For a sneak preview of Marc Jacobs holding forth on both Sprouse and his new collection, click to view below.