Marc Jacobs
Marc Jacobs is an American
The people of the United States, also known as simply Americans or American people, are the inhabitants or citizens of the United States. The United States is a multi-ethnic nation, home to people of different ethnic and national backgrounds...

 fashion design
Fashion design
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er. He is the head designer for Marc Jacobs, as well as Marc by Marc Jacobs, a diffusion line
Diffusion line
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, with more than 200 retail stores in 60 countries. He has been the creative director of the French design house Louis Vuitton
Louis Vuitton
Louis Vuitton Malletier – commonly referred to as Louis Vuitton , or shortened to LV – is a French fashion house founded in 1854 by Louis Vuitton. The label is well known for its LV monogram, which is featured on most products, ranging from luxury trunks and leather goods to ready-to-wear, shoes,...

 since 1997. Jacobs is on Time Magazine's
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"2010 Time 100
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" list of the 100 most influential people in the world, and ranked 12th on Out Magazine's
Out (magazine)
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2011 list of "50 Most Powerful Gay Men and Women in America".

Clothes to me aren’t sexy. Like, a dress isn’t sexy. Maybe the girl who wears it is sexy.