"But I'm blessed to work with great people. I collaborate with brilliant stylists both here and in Paris. I work with a great design team. I really allow everyone to bring their ideas. I almost rely on them to inspire me."
"Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works."Marc Jacobs on Steve Jobs
"You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality."Marc Jacobs on Walt Disney
"The artist in me cries out for design."Marc Jacobs on Robert Frost
"A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away."Marc Jacobs on Antoine de Saint-Exupery
"Sometimes I can't figure designers out. It's as if they flunked human anatomy."Marc Jacobs on Erma Bombeck
"I always find beauty in things that are odd and imperfect - they are much more interesting."
"In terms of having a business, I wanted to let it go beyond what my personal taste is. 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."
"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."
"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."
"It's quite nice to see that I didn't have to change who I was to reach two very different types of people."