In the spring, Marc Jacobs introduced a black trucker cap that read, “Make America Marc Again.”
If only he could make it happen.
The talented but troubled designer’s fashion house — which unveils its spring 2018 line at the Armory Tuesday night — remains in the red after several strategy changes. And this summer, rumors have been swirling about Jacobs’ future at the company.
In late July, sources close to the brand told the Business of Fashion blog that Jacobs may be taking a step back from his day-to-day creative duties, or even leaving the label.
Though the 54-year-old designer shot down the report — telling WWD that “there is no truth” to the tales, and that he has “been in the office every day, night and weekend working away on [his spring 2018] collection/show” — speculation continues.
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After all, the company is clearly in…