12 Reasons Why Marc Jacobs Is Forever The King Of Cool

Those of you who've had the same BFF since grade school will feel me on this: Sometimes, old friends make the best friends. That applies to fashion BFFs, too, like Marc Jacobs, who we've loved since his grunge days, and whose diffusion line, Marc by Marc Jacobs, provided many of us with our first taste of designer style.
The mainstay of New York cool is still bringing it after all these years — the look now is bold, graphic, and as chic as ever. That black-and-white flared dress, double-sized doctor bag, and glossy, platform pumps? Yep, we want those about as bad as we wanted one of Marc's graffiti-print bags back in 2001. Some things never change.