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Marc Jacobs is a designer who has been in the fashion industry for over 30 years. He is not only well known for his designs but also his leadership skills. Marc Jacobs was born and raised in New York City, where he attended Parsons School of Design and studied under renowned designers such as Yves Saint Laurent, Gianni Versace, and Ralph Lauren. After graduation he served as assistant to Pierre Cardin for seven years before launching his own label at 28-years-old with $10,000 from family members.

Here are the most inspiring sentences from Marc Jacobs.

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About Marc Jacobs

birth of the author

April 9, 1963

education of the author

High School Of Art And Design Parsons The New School For Design

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award of the author

Knight Of The Order Of Arts And Letters


Let’s do what we love and do a lot of it. — Marc Jacobs

I love to take things that are everyday and comforting and make them into the most luxurious things in the world. — Marc Jacobs


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I like people who have a sense of individuality. I love expression and anything awkward and imperfect, because that’s natural and that’s real. — Marc Jacobs

I love the gym, but I still want to look a bit awkward at it. I don’t want to look too on top of it, you know? — Marc Jacobs

let s do what we love and do a lot of it Marc Jacobs quote

I hate this idea that you have to love somebody because they are your family. Nobody can tell me what I’m supposed to feel and who I am supposed to feel it for. — Marc Jacobs

I am really glad to be working at the profession that I love. — Marc Jacobs

I think of many people and no one as a muse. I love the way Sofia looks always, and I love the way Kim looks always. Fashion may be part of their world, but it’s not their whole life. It’s not everything. — Marc Jacobs

I love attention. Maybe my desire for attention is a little too out of control, but I’m very honest. — Marc Jacobs

I have often been criticised for doing an about–face from one season to the next–as has my wonderfully inspiring lady designer whom I love so much, Miuccia Prada–but that is what I love about fashion. — Marc Jacobs

Sephora is a mecca for cosmetics, and it supports what I enjoy: You go into the store, and touch it, and try it, and love it. I’ve never bought anything on the Internet. I like experience. — Marc Jacobs

I love the entire ritual of getting dressed. When we do a fashion show, we try to send out a message; we couldn’t do that without the hair and makeup. The whole is equal to the sum of its parts. — Marc Jacobs

Sex is always good, isn’t it? Well, actually it’s not always good, but it’s always a good thing. — Marc Jacobs


I don’t think there is ever a wrong time for a polka dot. — Marc Jacobs

I value very much the time before the show, when there is nothing else but to concentrate on the show, and it’s just purely design. — Marc Jacobs

i don t think there is ever a wrong time for a polka dot Marc Jacobs quote

I mean, I’d love to have a private jet–I know people who fly by private jet all the time… I’ve hitched a ride a few times and it is not overrated at all; it’s a great way to travel! — Marc Jacobs

When I started working, the big models were people like Naomi Campbell and Kate Moss. It was a time when there were models who had real personalities and individuality. — Marc Jacobs

Innovation is an evolutionary process, so it’s not necessary to be radical all the time. — Marc Jacobs

I said, ‘Okay, it’s the year 2000, I’m getting a computer and a Palm Pilot.’ I know how to check my e–mail, and I’ve listed some phone numbers on it. Half the time the battery has gone out so I can’t use it. — Marc Jacobs

I like spending time at home. In Paris, people drop by and have a bite to eat, or they drop by and watch Friends on TV. I take my dog to the office there, and I walk to work sometimes. — Marc Jacobs

innovation is an evolutionary process so it s not necessary to be radical all the time Marc Jacobs quote

Change is a great and horrible thing, and people love it or hate it at the same time. Without change, however, you just don’t move. — Marc Jacobs

I don’t see myself as being as big of an influence as other people seem to think. — Marc Jacobs

I wouldn’t know how to find eBay on the computer if my life depended on it. — Marc Jacobs


I don’t find clothes sexy at all. I find people sexy. — Marc Jacobs

Clothes mean nothing until someone lives in them. — Marc Jacobs

i don t find clothes sexy at all i find people sexy Marc Jacobs quote

I’m not a model, so the idea of modelling a suit or clothes is weird in itself. — Marc Jacobs

But the customer is the final, final filter. What survives the whole process is what people wear. I’m not interested in making clothes that end up in some dusty museum. — Marc Jacobs

I’m a designer. I make clothes and bags and shoes. I have a job that involves making creative choices, but I’m not a divinely inspired human being like an artist! — Marc Jacobs


Real fashion is something you don’t need–it’s something you want. — Marc Jacobs

Happy, happy fashion. There is not much more to it than that. — Marc Jacobs

real fashion is something you don t need it s something you want Marc Jacobs quote

I think it’s an old fashioned notion that fashion needs to be exclusive to be fashionable. — Marc Jacobs

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One thing that is exciting about fashion is the surprise element. People don’t know what they want. They just know when they see it. — Marc Jacobs

We don’t need fashion to survive, we just desire it so much. — Marc Jacobs

I still appreciate individuality. Style is much more interesting than fashion, really. — Marc Jacobs

I always wanted to be a fashion designer so I just have to remember that as long as I’m doing it I’m living the dream. — Marc Jacobs

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Fashion isn’t a necessity. It pulls at your heart. It’s a whim. You don’t need it. You want it. — Marc Jacobs

Fashion is such a fairytale and it is such a fantasy. And it’s about metamorphosis and sort of changing yourself and playing a part that you want people to see. — Marc Jacobs

Fashion is just something money can buy. People who are stylish are free and have no fear in staying true to themselves. Plus, style is infinitely more interesting. — Marc Jacobs

I don’t believe in fashion dictatorship, and I find that anybody who follows the dictates of fashion is a bit lost. I’m excited by style, not so much by fashion. — Marc Jacobs

Anyone who thinks designers don’t talk to editors, and editors don’t talk to stores doesn’t know what’s happening…It’s called crossover, sampling all references in music, art and fashion. — Marc Jacobs

i think it s an old fashioned notion that fashion needs to be exclusive to be fashionable Marc Jacobs quote


The Louis Vuitton woman is more about a quality–a quality within some women that needs to come forward, to be noticed and recognised. — Marc Jacobs

Listen, ‘real’ women are the reason the fashion industry exists. — Marc Jacobs

I’d like to believe that the women who wear my clothes are not dressing for other people, that they’re wearing what they like and what suits them. It’s not a status thing. — Marc Jacobs

I empathize with women in their high heels so I’ll be there in my kilt and T–shirt and I’ll walk around all day just to prove that if I can wear the shoes for 36 hours then certainly our customer can wear them. — Marc Jacobs

I always find beauty in things that are odd and imperfect–they are much more interesting. — Marc Jacobs

listen real women are the reason the fashion industry exists Marc Jacobs quote


The best dresses are like t–shirts–you just put them on and forget about them. — Marc Jacobs

I don’t think, ‘Gee, I’d like to dress this person.’ There was a picture in Us magazine. It was a jersey dress, and Courtney Love was wearing it. I have this thing about Courtney Love, this funny worship. — Marc Jacobs

I believe that anything can be for men or women. I mean, I’ve worn a lace dress before! — Marc Jacobs

I want to see women in pantsuits or two pieces, even something a little bit gaudy. It’s so much more exciting than just another nice dress. — Marc Jacobs

Both my partner and I did not get into cooking so that we could wear ugly chef’s coats and stuff. We dress sexy in the kitchen. — Marc Jacobs

the best dresses are like t shirts you just put them on and forget about them Marc Jacobs quote

I find people sexy, and I find personalities fascinating and sexy and appealing and charming. So a sexy girl wrapped in a sheet is a sexy girl, and an un–sexy girl in a low–cut dress is still an un–sexy girl. — Marc Jacobs

The red carpet doesn’t interest me. I think people become all the same; it’s like everyone posing from the three–quarter angle in some low–cut, fitted dress; it’s all the same. — Marc Jacobs

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