65 Marc Jacobs Quotes On Success In Life

Marc Jacobs is an American fashion designer. He is the head designer for his own fashion label, Marc Jacobs, and formerly Marc by Marc Jacobs, a diffusion line, which was produced for approximately 15 years having been discontinued after the 2015 fall/winter collection. At one point there were over 200 retail stores in 80 countries. He was the creative director of the French design house Louis Vuitton from 1997 to 2014. Jacobs was on Time magazine’s “2010 Time 100” list of the 100 most influential people in the world, and was #14 on Out magazine’s 2012 list of “50 Most Powerful Gay Men and Women in America”. He was married on April 6, 2019, to his long-time partner, Charly Defrancesco. This Marc Jacobs quotes will motivate you.

Best Marc Jacobs Quotes

1. “To me, clothing is a form of self-expression – there are hints about who you are in what you wear.” ~ Marc Jacobs
2. “Let’s do what we love and do a lot of it.” ~ Marc Jacobs
3. “Life is a fashion show, the world is your runway.” ~ Marc Jacobs
4. “I think it’s an old fashioned notion that fashion needs to be exclusive to be fashionable.” ~ Marc Jacobs
5. “I always find beauty in things that are odd and imperfect – they are much more interesting.” ~ Marc Jacobs

6. “You can never please everyone, and I think it’s best not to.” ~ Marc Jacobs

7. “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.” ~ Marc Jacobs
8. “Change is a great and horrible thing, and people love it or hate it at the same time. Without change, however, you just don’t move.” ~ Marc Jacobs
9. “I don’t love Photoshop; I like imperfection. It doesn’t mean ugly. I love a girl with a gap between her teeth, versus perfect white veneers. Perfection is just… boring. Perfect is what’s natural or real; that is beauty.” ~ Marc Jacobs
10. “There is never a wrong time for a polka dot.” ~ Marc Jacobs

11. “Luxury is about pleasing yourself, not dressing for other people” ~ Marc Jacobs

12. “One thing that is exciting about fashion is the surprise element. People don’t know what they want. They just know when they see it.” ~ Marc Jacobs
13. “Even mistakes can get you one step further.” ~ Marc Jacobs
14. “Young girls need to learn that sexiness isn’t about being naked.” ~ Marc Jacobs
15. “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.” ~ Marc Jacobs

16. “Clothes mean nothing until someone lives in them.” ~ Marc Jacobs

17. “What’s worked for me is not quitting and being passionate about what I do and not giving up – and when I don’t believe in myself, turning to others who believe in me.” ~ Marc Jacobs
18. “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.” ~ Marc Jacobs
19. “My grandmother was amazing. She completely believed in me and was very encouraging. She would go to the supermarket or the butcher or wherever and tell people, ‘My grandson is going to be the next Calvin Klein.'” ~ Marc Jacobs
20. “Any opportunity to adorn oneself is human, and accessories are an easy way to do it.” ~ Marc Jacobs
21. “I like to make things. I like making choices, choosing colours, evoking a spirit, a change.” ~ Marc Jacobs

22. “I believe that anything can be for men or women. I mean, I’ve worn a lace dress before!” ~ Marc Jacobs

23. “The best dresses are like t-shirts – you just put them on and forget about them.” ~ Marc Jacobs
24. “I really do believe that art changes the landscape of the world.” ~ Marc Jacobs
25. “It’s the things that aren’t accepted as conventionally beautiful that I find more attractive.” ~ Marc Jacobs
26. “Creativity in any form stimulates creativity in every form, music, arts, literature… I find inspiration in anything. It’s all the same.” ~ Marc Jacobs

27. “Yes, I always remember my dad’s, mom’s and my grandma’s perfumes.” ~ Marc Jacobs

28. “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.” ~ Marc Jacobs
29. “I’m useless at staring at a piece of white paper. But if you put a piece of white paper with a black line on it in front of me, I’ll say no that black line should be red and it should go this way or that way.” ~ Marc Jacobs
30. “Sometimes, you just have to clear your head and get out to see other things. It is very important to be nourished. I love to go to museums and galleries, I like to see theatre, film, dance – anything creative. It doesn’t promise you inspiration, but it nourishes your creative soul, and that’s good.” ~ Marc Jacobs
31. “But the customer is the final, final filter. What survives the whole process is what people wear. I’m not interested in making clothes that end up in some dusty museum.” ~ Marc Jacobs

32. “Makeup is the finishing touch, the final accessory.” ~ Marc Jacobs

33. “I think scent is sensual. I guess evoking a mood or a spirit is key, and I think with the women’s fragrances we have evoked different types, moods or sensibilities of a woman – whether it’s Daisy with the sweetness and the innocence or Lola which is more provocative, sexy and sultry.” ~ Marc Jacobs
34. “It’s sometimes said that I’m rebellious and I do things to push people’s buttons, but I just like the challenge.” ~ Marc Jacobs
35. “I’m a designer. I make clothes and bags and shoes. I have a job that involves making creative choices, but I’m not a divinely inspired human being like an artist!” ~ Marc Jacobs
36. “Staring up at the sky on a bright, sunny day makes me dream and gives me ideas.” ~ Marc Jacobs
37. “Fashion isn’t a necessity. It pulls at your heart. It’s a whim. You don’t need it. You want it.” ~ Marc Jacobs
38. “I don’t throw cell phones. I don’t hurt people, I only hurt myself.” ~ Marc Jacobs

39. “Awkwardness gives me great comfort.” ~ Marc Jacobs

40. “Basically, I’m in a kilt and a white shirt every day. So, you know, I don’t have a lot of scope, and I’m really picky about what I wear. Even if it’s weird, it’s very particular to me. And you can’t make a business out of what I would wear. We’d be out of business.” ~ Marc Jacobs quotes
41. “Innovation is an evolutionary process, so it’s not necessary to be radical all the time.” ~ Marc Jacobs
42. “We don’t need fashion to survive, we just desire it so much.” ~ Marc Jacobs
43. “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.” ~ Marc Jacobs

44. “Happy, happy fashion. There is not much more to it than that.” ~ Marc Jacobs

45. “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.” ~ Marc Jacobs
46. “I used to buy good shoes, now I buy good bags. They make me feel more confident.” ~ Marc Jacobs
47. “I love to take things that are everyday and comforting and make them into the most luxurious things in the world.” ~ Marc Jacobs
48. “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.” ~ Marc Jacobs
49. “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.” ~ Marc Jacobs
50. “I think there is something about luxury – it’s not something people need, but it’s what they want. It really pulls at their heart.” ~ Marc Jacobs

51. “Cigarettes and chocolate milk shakes are two amazing things.” ~ Marc Jacobs

52. “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.” ~ Marc Jacobs
53. “I don’t know, but I always loved that image of a girl putting toenail polish on a guy – her boyfriend, or something like that. Or a guy waking up in the morning and reaching over and putting on his girlfriend’s shirt. Like Keith Richards putting on one of Anita Pallenberg’s blouses, or Courtney Love putting nail polish on Kurt Cobain.” ~ Marc Jacobs
54. “I think beauty is youth; it’s energy. I’m attracted to imperfection, style, confidence, and experimentation. So beauty, to me, is really a lot of things. It’s kind of unexpected-what surprises you.” ~ Marc Jacobs
55. “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.” ~ Marc Jacobs
56. “I have a lot of tattoos. My first tattoo I had when I was a teenager was just a little heart. I am very friendly with a great artist, Scott Campbell, and I started going to him to get tattoos. I’m very spontaneous about what I get.” ~ Marc Jacobs

57. “I still appreciate individuality. Style is much more interesting than fashion, really.” ~ Marc Jacobs

58. “I like the sort of ‘nothingness’ of the jeans and the T-shirt. I feel that’s about as close as I can get to the future because it seems like something so old that will always be, so I feel it’s a safe bet for the future.” ~ Marc Jacobs
59. “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.” ~ Marc Jacobs

60. “To me, beauty and makeup and color is like the finishing touch on everything.” ~ Marc Jacobs

61. “I think journalists have the right to their opinions but I think their opinions should be based on history and what they see, not what they feel, how long they’ve been waiting or whether it’s raining or it’s snowing or whatever.” ~ Marc Jacobs
62. “Luxury is anything you don’t need, right? I mean, you need food, water, clothing, shelter… but good wine, good food, beautiful interiors, nice clothes; those aren’t necessities, they are luxuries – it’s all luxury.” ~ Marc Jacobs
63. “Sex is always good, isn’t it? Well, actually it’s not always good, but it’s always a good thing.” ~ Marc Jacobs
64. “I guess when I look over my shoulder at other designers, I feel like people are so definitive. It’s so clear to me what their aesthetic is, what they’re projecting. And I look at my own work and I think, Who could ever decipher what the hell is going on?” ~ Marc Jacobs
65. “I don’t see myself as being as big of an influence as other people seem to think.” ~ Marc Jacobs

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