party in the San Francisco store, and Duffy's gay wedding last year in Provincetown, in which guests were treated to (and apparently some turned off by) nude male strippers on tabletops. Just last week, in the ultimate tweet for a tat, an overzealous intern exited the company by taking over...

Robert Duffy Patrice Lataillade sued Marc Jacobs International in March, alleging that he was fired after complaining late last year about inappropriate things that went on in the office, such as company president Robert Duffy encouraging employees to pole dance. LVMH then responded last...

president Robert Duffy, who is in the midst of a sex discrimination lawsuit filed by a former Marc Jacobs executive — the plaintiff Patrice Lataillade alleges that he was "subjected to a discriminatory environment" which included the display of gay pornography, and that he was "fired in...

>> Robert Duffy and Marc Jacobs are in the midst of negotiating the renewal of their respective contracts at Louis Vuitton, Duffy confirms . But he doesn't expect there to be any problems: "It's just starting but, I mean, we both want to stay. I don't think that's any secret. When two people...

in September, is accusing Duffy of using company money to pay for personal expenses, making employees look at gay pornography, and the production of an MJI book comprised of photographs of employees in sexual positions. (Sorry, but now all we can think about is Robert Duffy tweeting those...

>> A former Marc Jacobs executive filed a sex discrimination lawsuit earlier this week against Robert Duffy, Marc Jacobs International, and LVMH. Jacobs himself was not named in the suit. The plaintiff, Patrice Lataillade, who was CFO and COO of Marc Jacobs International until his...

Lataillade first began working for LVMH in 1996 and moved across to Marc Jacobs in 2002 and was promoted to the positions of chief operation and chief financial officer five years ago. He seemingly reached breaking point last September when he instructed his lawyers to voice a formal...

Robert Duffy and Marc Jacobs have revealed they will both renewal their Louis Vuitton contracts, which is currently in the process of negotiating. "It's just starting but, I mean, we both want to stay," Duffy said of the negotiations. "I don't think that's any secret. When two people want to...

A lawyer for Marc Jacobs International said in court papers this week that Patrice Lataillade, the company's former chief financial and chief operating officer, was fired not because he blew the whistle on Robert Duffy's sexual harassment, but because he inflated the company's financial...

Now, of course, Raf Simons is firmly settled into the role with twocollections under his belt and Jacobs is busy riding up and down escalators with his troupe of models at Louis Vuitton, but under different circumstances, the Marc/Dior pairing may have actually come to pass. Robert Duffy,...

 

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