This coming Monday, Marc Jacobs will be honored with the CFDA’s Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award. Bridget Foley from WWD sat down with the designer for a frank and meaty interview, in which he was not afraid to speak his mind–from what he thinks of fashion critics to Bieber’s suspiciously familiar perfume bottle.
The 48-year-old designer, much like Michael Kors (who received the Lifetime Achievement award last year), is not ready to mail it in, and wants us to know that he still has a lot up his sleeve. Thank goodness. Here are some of the best excerpts from the interview: