Marc Jacobs spoke at the French Institute Alliance Française in NY last night, where he talked about his the history of his brand, and his design aesthetic. There was all kinds of information that even the most astute Marc fan may not know. It was interesting that he described the major difference between MJ and LV as his personal conceptions of New York and Paris. Marc Jacobs is about New York, and Marc always needs to create a logical, credible collection for the brand. Paris, however, “is like a cartoon,” so Vuitton is always about flaunting what you have and suspending logic. Read more at Fashionista.