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Marc Jacobs' Party Dress Code Must Be Seen to Be Believed

Marc Jacobs-hosted party requires you 'DRESS TO KILL'

(Newser) - Marc Jacobs is hosting a Fashion Week release party next month for Gloss—a book about fashion photographer Chris von Wangenheim, "whose shocking work epitomized the glamour and excess of the 1970s and reflected the fashionable underworld living life on the edge," according to its description . If that... More »

Marc Jacobs Leaving Louis Vuitton After 16 Years

News breaks in middle of Paris Fashion Week

(Newser) - Designer Marc Jacobs is parting ways with Louis Vuitton after 16 years. 50-year-old Jacobs served as creative director for the brand, and is credited with transforming Louis Vuitton into one of the most profitable fashion houses in existence. Jacobs' contract is almost up with the company, and there had been... More »

Marc Jacobs Designs Obama T-Shirt ... for Dogs

Anna Wintour behind canine fashion project

(Newser) - Finally, your dog can voice support for President Obama—without sacrificing style. Thanks to encouragement from Anna Wintour , designers Marc Jacobs and Thakoon have designed doggie wear backing the president, including a T-shirt that says, "I bark for Obama" and a leash and collar set. The designers are both... More »

Marc Jacobs Sends Girls, 14, Down Runway

'There is no controversy,' he declares as he flouts industry standards

(Newser) - Designer Marc Jacobs is flouting fashion industry recommendations by sending 14-year-old models down his catwalk. “I do the show the way I think it should be, not the way somebody tells me it should be,” Jacobs told the New York Times after his Manhattan presentation. "There is... More »

Thieves Nab Marc Jacobs Spring Collection

$63,000 worth goes missing in London ... but duplicates exist

(Newser) - On a ritzy street in London earlier this week, thieves snatched about $63,000 worth of high-end fashion wear from the Marc Jacobs Spring 2012 collection. The stolen items include clothing, shoes, and handbags that had been showcased on a New York runway back in September, reports the Wall Street ... More »

Fashion Awards Draw A-List Crowd

Marc Jacobs, Michael Kors win top awards

(Newser) - Fashion's A-list gathered in New York last night for the Council of Fashion Designers of America's annual awards ceremony. Marc Jacobs won the womenswear designer of the year award, Michael Kors took home a lifetime achievement award, and model Iman was recognized as a Fashion Icon, the Daily Beast reports.... More »

Marc Jacobs, Hubby Split

Honeymoon didn't last long for couple, who wed in January

(Newser) - Designer Marc Jacobs has split with Lorenzo Martone, who he reportedly married in St. Barts just after New Year's. “They've both been telling people that they broke up,” friends tell the New York Post , adding that Martone plans to leave the couple’s Chelsea Merchantile apartment soon (he... More »

5 Fashion Week Trends

Not interested in fashion? Check out the falling models

(Newser) - Wondering what you’ve missed so far from Fashion Week? We’ve rounded up five trends to keep your eye on—check out examples of each in the gallery:
  • Wearability: Designers from Derek Lam and Vera Wang to, yes, even Marc Jacobs and Rodarte are offering clothes the average person
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Marc Jacobs Engaged Again

Couple buys townhouse in New York

(Newser) - Designer Marc Jacobs is engaged once again, Women’s Wear Daily reports. Jacobs and ad executive Lorenzo Martone have been together about a year, and this is the second engagement rumor for the pair—the fourth for Jacobs since 2007, snarks Gawker. The lovebirds just bought a $13 million New... More »

Pharrell Sets Menu for Fashion Plates

Hip-hop tastemaker boasts luxe jewelry, clothing lines

(Newser) - NERD frontman Pharrell Williams has lent his Midas touch to more than just hip-hop, Erica Kennedy writes in a Paper profile. The multi-tasking taste-maker boasts luxe clothing and jewelry lines, and friendships and collaborations with assorted style icons. "Pharrell doesn't buy something because it's fashionable," says one comrade... More »

Mama's Top Brand New Bags

Forbes picks its favorite luxury purses of the year

(Newser) - After spending thousands of dollars on a handbag, you might not be able to afford anything to put inside it—so choose wisely. Forbes outlines the best in "it" bags:
  1. Hermes Kelly Bag, $5,000 and up: Embrace your inner Grace Kelly with the original "it" bag, made
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Polyester Sticking to the Runway

Once-disdained fabric makes synthetic splash in spring fashion shows

(Newser) - Once shunned as tacky, scratchy and smelly, polyester was front and center on spring runways this year. "In fashion when something's so hideous, it's great," Marc Jacobs tells W about his use of the synthetic in Louis Vuitton cardigans and skirts. Japanese designers Rei Kawakubo and Issey Miyake... More »

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