Marc Jacobs has revealed exactly how he feels about his successor at Louis Vuitton, and what he had to say is nothing short of awesome.
The designer was speaking at a public lecture with architect Peter Marino at London's Tate Modern museum, when he was asked how he felt about Nicolas Ghesquière replacing him at Louis Vuitton from AW14.
He said: 'He is a brilliant designer and he'll do something completely different. I've always admired Nicolas. I'm curious to see what he'll do. We have such different aesthetics.
'Things need to change. I'm really glad someone I respect and admire, and think is a really great talent, is there.'
Marc left his position at Louis Vuitton in October after 16 years to focus on his eponymous fashion brand and its recently-launched beauty label. His SS14 show was his last with the luxury brand.
He added: 'Actually, I’m a little scared. I mean it wouldn’t be me if I sat here and pretended to be super confident about everything. There’s a kind of healthy fear that I have – it’s how I operate... On a good day I believe it’s going to be amazing and on a bad day I think I need that other place to hide.
'But anyway, today I’m in a good place. I think it’s going to be great. I guess there’s a plus and minus to doing the Marc Jacobs Louis Vuitton thing. I loved it and I’ve learnt a lot from living in Paris. I don’t know what the future will be and I’m just sort of like let’s see, let’s see how it goes.'
Something tells us February's fashion month is going to be the most exciting in a looooong time.
By Rebecca Martin
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