The Peninsula 2013.10.02 14:00
PARIS: Marc Jacobs, the US designer credited with transforming Louis
Vuitton from "stodgy luggage house" to global fashion giant on Wednesday
received a standing ovation as news of his departure broke.
The US designer with a flair for showmanship is wrapping up his 16-year
tenure to concentrate on a stock exchange flotation of his own brand,
estimated by market sources to be "approaching the billion-dollar leagues".
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