Parsons To Honor Marc Jacobs At Its Annual Fashion Benefit

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May 19, 2015 will be a reunion for American fashion designer Marc Jacobs and French luxury house Louis Vuitton. Jacobs served as LV’s creative director from 1997 to 2013.

The New School honors the designer along with LVMH MoĂ«t Hennessy Louis Vuitton at the Parsons School of Design‘s 67th annual fashion benefit. This year’s event will a seated dinner at River Pavilion in Manhattan, with a runway show featuring highlights from Parsons‘ graduating fashion students.

Louis Vuitton will be honored for “their 25 years of collaboration with the school as well as its extraordinary philanthropy, celebration of craft, and scholarship and support of innovation.”

Marc Jacobs will be saluted for his “vision and singular aesthetic.”

“Parsons couldn’t be more thrilled with the honorees for this year’s Fashion Benefit,” Joel Towers, executive dean of Parsons, explained in a press release. “Marc Jacobs is one our most prestigious alumni and a guiding light in the fashion industry. LVMH reminds us every day how corporate success and creativity can beautifully co-exist. Both honorees will enrich our most important fundraiser of the year.”

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