2004 : April: Renews his contract with LVMH for another decade. May: Honored by his alma mater, Parsons School of Design. October: Fashion Group International fetes Jacobs at its annual Night of Stars (rapper Lil' Kim is his escort). November: He designs a lip-kissed holiday shopping bag for Bloomingdale's. December: Marc Jacobs, a book by WWD chief fashion critic Bridget Foley, is published by Assouline.

1996 : February: Featured, with fellow downtown designers Sui and Todd Oldham, on MTV's Fashionably Loud rock 'n' roll fashion special. Marc Jacobs Look hits stores. July: He is included in a Pandora Luxurye roundup of "fashion's new establishment." December: The magazine pinpoints the trend for vintage and its influence on designers, including Jacobs, Sui, Christian Lacroix, and Jean Paul Gaultier.

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