Marc Jacobs is an American fashion designer born in 1963. He expressed an early interest in design and graduated from the High School of Art and Design in 1981, and continued his studies at Parsons School of Design in New York.
In 1986, Jacobs introduced his first collection bearing the Marc Jacobs label, in conjunction with Kashiyama USA Inc., which led to another award, the Perry Ellis Award for New Fashion Talent. Jacobs joined the Perry Ellis company in 1988, and left Perry Ellis in 1993 to offer clothing under the Marc Jacobs International Company line.
Marc Jacobs began offering fragrances in 2001, in conjunction Coty. Marc Jacobs for Women was the first fragrance offering, followed by a companion men’s scent in 2002. The brand began offering unisex splash colognes in large bottles emphasizing a single note such as Cotton, Cucumber or Fig, in 2006. His popular womens’ scent, Daisy, was launched in 2007.