02 Oct '13, 8am

BREAKING: Marc Jacobs leaves @LouisVuitton

Marc Jacobs is leaving Louis Vuitton after 16 years as creative director. The news was confirmed by the French fashion house today, following the unveiling of its spring/summer 14 collection on the final day of Paris Fashion Week - a spectacular and emotional all-black affair, funeral-like in its execution. It's believed that Jacobs wants to concentrate fully on his own eponymous label - which, according to reports, is to be listed on the stock market within the next three years. Louis Vuitton, Marc Jacobs and secondary line Marc by Marc Jacobs are all owned by LVMH, meaning that the departure was likely a friendly and well-prepared one. The designer's Vuitton contract (along with that of his business partner, Robert Duffy) expired this year - prompting much speculation that he was preparing his exit. A successor for Jacobs has not yet been named, but WWD reports that LVMH...

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