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A lot of the high-end and couture fashion designers are of European decent, I’ve noticed. This week, I wanted to take a chance to appreciate the designers who hail from our beloved America and applaud their accomplishments. I chose ten of my favorite American designers.
1) Marc Jacobs was born in New York, New York and attended Parsons School of Design. In his teens, Jacobs worked at an upscale boutique Charivari. Between folding clothes, straightening the store and dressing mannequins, the staff let Jacobs design sweaters for the store. This led to his acceptance into Parsons and his winning the Perry Ellis Gold Thimble Award and Design Student of the Year when he graduated in 1984. Jacobs eventually became women’s-wear designer for Perry Ellis. Then in 1993, Jacobs formed his own label, Marc Jacobs. In 1997 Jacobs got…
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