Before Marc Jacobs was a major fashion brand, he was a precocious fashion wunderkind, winning a pair of Golden Thimble awards and named Design Student of the Year in 1984 at the Parsons School of Design in New York. It was at Parsons that Jacobs created his first line, a collection of oversize sweaters knit by his grandmother. These were soon being sold in a New York boutique called Charivari, where Jacobs had worked as a teenager. The...Continue Reading