The fashion designer who has been at the helm of the storied design house is leaving after 16 years to focus on his New York-based namesake line, which is working on an initial public offering. Known for his ability to put on a grand show, Jacobs will leave a legacy of grandiose runway sets and highly covetable pieces.
March 9, 1998Marc Jacobs, seen at the end of the fall/winter 1998 show for Louis Vuitton, was tapped by the luxury brand LVMH in 1997 to take over as creative director for the then-143-year-old Parisian fashion house. Pierre Verdy/AFP/Getty Images
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