Marc Jacobs revealed he underwent a facelift and proudly shared a photo of the bandages wrapped around his head after surgery.
The designer, who turned 58 in April, shared the news on his personal Instagram account on Wednesday, posting a selfie he took the day before at his doctor’s office.
“Yesterday,” Jacobs captioned the image, adding the hashtags: “#f*ckgravity,” “#livelovelift” and “#DrJacono” — a reference to famed plastic surgeon Dr. Andrew Jacon.
Keeping it real: Marc Jacobs, 58, revealed on Instagram that he had a facelift, sharing a photo of himself covered in bandages in a doctor’s office on Tuesday.
Honest: The designer (pictured at the end of June) used the hashtags: “#f*ckgravity”, “#livelovelift” and “#DrJacono” – a reference to famous plastic surgeon Dr. Andrew Jacon
The image shows layers of white gauze wrapped around his head and drainage bags filled with blood and fluid on each side of his ears. He has a mask on his face so the camera only sees his eyebrows and eyes.
Jacobs never specifically described what type of lift he had, but Dr. Jacono specializes in facial plastic surgery and is known for his mini facelifts.
The New York-based surgeon has previously charmed Botched doctor Paul Nassif and Real Housewives of New York City star Sonja Morgan, who both had him undergo facelifts.
Nassif’s ‘deep plane facelift’ cost a whopping $50,000, while Morgan’s face and neck lift totaled $75,000.
It is unclear how much Jacobs paid for the surgery, but he probably spent around $50,000 because Dr. Jacono prefers the deep plane method.
Big Money: Dr. Jacono (pictured) charges $50,000 for his ‘deep plane facelifts’, which he claims last longer than traditional facelifts. It’s unclear how much Jacobs’ facelift cost
Before and after: The New York-based surgeon previously worked on Real Housewives of New York City star Sonja Morgan’s $75,000 face and neck lift
“A deep plane facelift costs $50,000 – more expensive than the average facelift, but worth it because you look youthful and natural,” said Dr. Jacono Bravo in 2019. “It also lasts longer than a traditional SMAS facelift.
“I was trained to do a more traditional facelift, which is what almost all surgeons do, but it doesn’t take as long,” he explained. “A deep plane facelift should take 12-15 years, and a SMAS facelift is half that time on average. In my experience, when I did SMAS facelifts, they would look droopy at a faster pace.”
Jacobs, who has been plagued by plastic surgery rumors for years, was candid about his decision to go under the knife when he shared his latest post with his 1.6 million followers.
He’s gotten a lot of love from the fashion community, including younger actress Debi Mazar, who starred in his eponymous label’s Fall 2015 campaign.
‘Congratulations!’ she wrote, adding three clapping hands emoticons.
Earlier: Jacobs shared this selfie just days before sharing that he went under the knife
Real Housewives of New York City star Leah McSweeney commented on ‘MAJ’, while Phillip Picardi, former editor-in-chief of Out Magazine, said: ‘I can’t wait for the reveal!’
Known for his youthful looks and ripped physique, Jacobs is no stranger to physical transformation. Just two years from his 60th birthday, he looks completely different than he did as a young designer.
In the 1990s, the New York native began his fashion career designing for sportswear brand Perry Ellis. Although he didn’t flaunt his body at the time, even under his clothes he looked visibly less muscular than he does now, and his tattoos were not yet visible.
In 1992, Jacobs showed his “grunge” collection for the brand. To reflect the times, as well as his collection, he wore long tousled hair, a pensive look and baggy clothes – now a far cry from his trim, polished look.
“I never cared about my appearance. I was like, ‘Who cares? I’m in the studio 16 hours a day and nobody sees me,'” he recalled in a 2010 interview with Harper’s Bazaar.
Honest: Jacobs (pictured in 2017) revealed back in 2008 that he wasn’t ‘against’ plastic surgery, saying: ‘Whatever makes me feel good, I want more’
Youthful: Jacobs already looked as young as his 40-year-old husband Charly ‘Char’ Defrancesco. The couple is pictured in 2019
From 21 percent to 5 percent body fat, he followed the advice of a nutritionist who told him to cut out caffeine, sugar, white flour and dairy and exercise every day.
The designer, who rarely set foot in the gym, scrubbed himself up, started cutting his hair and grew stubble, marking the beginning of his transformation into his current form.
Jacobs has been talking about plastic surgery for years and told GQ in 2008 that he was open to it.
‘I’ll look at Tom [Ford] and looks great. Whatever he does works for him,” he said. “And I don’t know if he’s doing anything, but I’m not against it. Whatever makes me feel good, I want more.’
He added that he had already gone under the knife to thicken the bridge of his nose after crashing into a glass door.
“It got so swollen in here,” he said, “and I thought, ‘This is so hot.’