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Marc Jacobs

Fashion Walk of Fame

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, May 16, 2012
1. Marc Jacobs Marker
Inscription. A fashion prodigy, Marc Jacobs has attracted attention from the very beginning of his career. Known first for his clever, witty designs, as in his Freudian slip” dress, he became controversial with his “grunge” collection for Perry Ellis in 1992. His current success both Louis Vuitton in Paris and for his own New York-based collection, rests on his ability to meld the past with the present.
 
Erected 2002.
 
Location. 40° 45.326′ N, 73° 59.239′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of Seventh Avenue and 41st Street, on the right when traveling north on Seventh Avenue. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10036, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Norma Kamali (here, next to this marker); Betsey Johnson (a few steps from this marker); Stephen Burrows (within shouting distance of this marker); Geoffrey Beene (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bill Blass (about 300 feet away); Diane von Furstenberg (about 400 feet away); Calvin Klein (about 400 feet away); Fashion Walk of Fame (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in New York.
 
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Marc Jacobs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 16, 2012
2. Marc Jacobs Marker
 Marc Jacobs - Biography.com. By the age of 15, he was attending the High School of Art and Design during the day and, after school, working at the upscale clothing boutique Charivari. The staff of Charivari allowed their young stockboy to design sweaters for the store in between his tasks of folding clothes and dressing mannequins. (Submitted on July 8, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 237 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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