To me, clothing is a form of self-expression - there are hints about who you are in what you wear.— Marc Jacobs
The most unconventional Marc Jacobs quotes that are guaranted to improve your brain
Life is a fashion show, the world is your runway.
I wouldn't know how to find eBay on the computer if my life depended on it.
There is never a wrong time for a polka dot.
I always find beauty in things that are odd, imperfect - they are much more interesting.
Young girls need to learn that sexiness isn't about being naked.
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.
I don't think there is ever a wrong time for a polka dot.
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.
Sometimes I miss hamburgers, I should say that. I miss the tuna pizzas at Mercer Kitchen.
I am a perfect being in a perfect world.
I like to make things. I like making choices, choosing colours, evoking a spirit, a change.
Makeup is the finishing touch, the final accessory.
I love attention, I'm very honest about it .
.. [but] if I wanna wear a pink dress or a lace dress or a kilt of whatever, it's like I'm not solely doing it for attention, I'm doing it first for myself because it gives me pleasure.
For so many years, I felt so insecure, so inferior, and I still have those moments, but I have a newfound confidence since I got in shape and changed my diet.
I love to take things that are everyday and comforting and make them into the most luxurious things in the world.
Staring up at the sky on a bright, sunny day makes me dream and gives me ideas.
I used to buy good shoes, now I buy good bags. They make me feel more confident.
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.
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.
Innovation is an evolutionary process, so it's not necessary to be radical all the time.
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.
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.
You don`t have the same reaction to a girl walking around the street today in a nightgown and a vintage coat and sneakers, that you did six years ago.
That was a time when I did love music, I couldn't get enough of what was going on. Maybe it was Nirvana that brought me back. I guess it was a comfort because something that sounded so right - and non-commercial - had become so influential, so immediately.
It's quite nice to see that I didn't have to change who I was to reach two very different types of people.
It just seemed too weird to me. I don't know, maybe they were smoking a joint in the car downstairs from their parents' apartment. I had to go that far to put together a scenario of how they could have possibly recognized me.
I remember walking the dog one day, I saw a car full of teenage girls, and one of them rolled down the window and yelled, 'Marc Jacobs!' in a French accent.
Sofia is so active, and she made The Virgin Suicides, which I thought was great - all these things are inspiring to me, not in terms of creating a particular dress, but just in terms of knowing that there is this type of woman out there.
I love to design for women, it's really open and very free.
I always think of my friends. I think of both fictitious characters, real people from the past and the present. I am not a woman, but I find women so beautiful and so fascinating.
The best dresses are like t-shirts - you just put them on and forget about them.
I don’t throw cell phones. I don’t hurt people, I only hurt myself.
My mind absorbs things in a funny way.
I'm on planes quite a bit and I always take stacks and stacks of magazines and I go through them and tear pages out and fold them up, and they get stuck at the bottom of my backpack or whatever.
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.
I envy the people who go to Paris the first time
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.
Sometimes there are two very opposite directions, and we go with the stronger one at the end. It's an impulse thing, like, 'Oh, I love both so much, but it's got to be one or the other because the two don't work together.'
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.
To be useful to others and to be useful to myself is definitely a better place to be.
You can never please everyone, and I think it's best not to.
It's so weird how scary it is at the beginning of rehab, and then you bond with the people, and it's really an amazing experience. It is impossible to do it on your own, and it's good to ask for help when we need it.
I always find it kind of embarrassing, kind of funny, and kind of exciting.
In New York I'm recognized a lot, although nobody says anything. You know, they stare at you just a second too long. But in Paris it's not as commonplace to be recognized.
I am really glad to be working at the profession that I love.
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.
Let's do what we love and do a lot of it.
Part of the talent of any company is to surround yourself with people who have good spirit and help you do more and more things.
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?
Without any kind of real ego on my part, I just thought, I'm going to approach the people I admire and see if they want to do something together.
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.
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.
The thing I most love and hate about fashion is that it changes all the time.
But I don't think I or anyone else can singlehandedly get rid of hooker style. Popular taste isn't great by definition. It's just popular.