Friday, April 25, 2008
Marc Jacobs in gossip
The face of a $5 billion business, after years of hiding in baggy sweatshirts with his big bold frame glasses, Marc Jacobs is extremity change on his new look at 45, an blue crop, with honking diamond studs, a gallery of tattoos on bodies. Some people say his in midlife crisis, but he not agree on it. "I don't feel like I'm in crisis, and I don't know that it's the middle of my life," Jacobs says, "Why is there this division all of a sudden between people in support of me and people against me? How did this happen? I haven't done anything to anybody! I look at Karl Lagerfeld and John Galliano—everybody has shtick style. And just because this wasn't my shtick two years ago, it's a problem."
Over the past year, Marc Jacobs has been highlights by some of the media, not on his design with luxury-goods house Louis Vuitton or his own brands, but on his rehab for treatment of drug and alcohol abuse; his extremity change for new looks; mess relationship with porn star Erik Rhodes crowing online about threesomes, his former-escort boyfriend Jason Preston and new mysteriously lover Austin A and ; allegations that his line paid bribes for use of New York's 26th Street Armory for his shows; then starting those shows at two hours late, turning the normally adoring fashion media into a pitchfork-wielding mob.
But, why his personal life details keep 'focusing' by the media? because he is Marc Jacobs, which the hottest, the most important person in titan fashion industry of Louis Vuitton.