A look back at Marc Jacobs' best red carpet dresses in honor of his MTV Fashion Trailblazer Award

Marc Jacobs is set to receive the first ever Fashion Trailblazer Award at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards in partnership with the CFDA on Monday. Aug. 26. The award is made to honor fashion designers "who have made an indelible impact within the world of musical artist fashion," the MTV VMA's site reads. 

Jacobs first crossed into the music space back in 1993 as a designer for Perry Ellis. His grunge-inspired collection famously got him fired from the brand and that same year, he used pieces from the line to dress members of the band Sonic Youth for their "Sugar Kane" music video

And of course, Jacobs, 56, grew up with MTV in its heyday. He recently told Vogue that his original thoughts on MTV "were that, although it seemed like it had a commercial responsibility, it was definitely aware of what was cool."

Flash forward to a few decades later where Jacobs' stumbled across a vintage MTV sweater and ended up using the logo in his Spring 2017 resort collection.

"MTV always had the coolest graphics. It was very spot-on for what MTV was saying and who they were saying it to. It really spoke to me, and I think that generation of people at that time. I’ve maintained them in my memory bank, and they’ve never gone away. They’re iconic," Jacobs said. 

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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MAY 06: Rita Ora and Kate Moss arrive for the 2019 Met Gala celebrating Camp: Notes on Fashion at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 06, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Karwai Tang/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 06: Lizzo attends the 2019 Met Gala celebrating "Camp: Notes on Fashion" at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 6, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 07: Actress Tracee Ellis Ross attends the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 7, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 13: Zendaya attends Áme Jewelry Launch Event on December 13, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for Áme Jewelry)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: Marc Jacobs and Janelle Monae attend the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion & The Catholic Imagination Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 7, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - OCTOBER 15: Lady Gaga attends ELLE's 25th Annual Women In Hollywood Celebration presented by L'Oreal Paris, Hearts On Fire and CALVIN KLEIN at Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills on October 15, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for ELLE Magazine)
REGAL UNION SQUARE THEATRE, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES - 2018/12/12: Vanessa Hudgens wearing dress by Marc Jacobs attends the world premiere of 'Second Act' at Regal Union Square Theatre. (Photo by Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images)
CAP D'ANTIBES, FRANCE - MAY 17: Halima Aden wearing Marc Jacobs walks the runway at the amfAR Gala Cannes 2018 at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 17, 2018 in Cap d'Antibes, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/amfAR/Getty Images for amfAR)
MIAMI BEACH, FL - DECEMBER 04: Laura Harrier poses infront of artwork by Raul De Nieves presented by Bvlgari & Art Production Fund during Art Basel Miami Beach 2018 at Faena Hotel on December 4, 2018 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by John Parra/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: Emily Ratajkowski attends the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion & The Catholic Imagination Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 7, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/MG18/Getty Images for The Met Museum/Vogue)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 21: Heidi Klum attends the Fashion for Relief event during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Aeroport Cannes Mandelieu on May 21, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 29: Actress Sofia Carson attends the 2017 Radio Disney Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on April 29, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 20: Winnie Harlow and Marc Jacobs attend the The LGBT Community Center Dinner at Cipriani Wall Street on April 20, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Gonzalo Marroquin/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 12: Actor Dove Cameron attends The 2017 ESPYS at Microsoft Theater on July 12, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 12: Actress Gwendoline Christie attends the season 7 premiere of "Game Of Thrones" at Walt Disney Concert Hall on July 12, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 28: Actress Thandie Newton attends the 28th annual Producers Guild Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 28, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 01: Emily Ratajkowski leaves from The Mark Hotel for the 2017 'Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between' Met Gala on May 1, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Ben Gabbe/Getty Images for The Mark Hotel)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 15: Singer Lady Gaga arrives at The 58th GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 15, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 12: Tessa Thompson attends the European Premiere of "Creed" on January 12, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - AUGUST 22: Sarah Paulson attends the Television Academy's Performers Peer Group celebration held at Montage Beverly Hills on August 22, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Michael Tran/FilmMagic)
Bette Midler and Marc Jacobs arrive for the Costume Institute Benefit at The Metropolitan Museum of Art May 2, 2016 in New York. / AFP / TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 12: Renee Elise Goldsberry attends the 2016 Tony Awards - Red Carpet at The Beacon Theatre on June 12, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Jimi Celeste/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Singer Rita Ora attends the Press Room at the 2016 MTV Music Video Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by C Flanigan/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 16: Actress Elle Fanning arrives at Variety's Power Of Young Hollywood at NeueHouse Hollywood on August 16, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Recording artist Janelle Monae arrives at the 2016 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 20, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - NOVEMBER 02: Jenna Dewan arrives at the 22nd Fulfillment Fund Stars Benefit Gala at The Globe Theatre at Universal Studios on November 2, 2016 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Harmony Gerber/WireImage)
Gigi Hadid attends the "Zoolander 2" world premiere at Alice Tully Hall in New York City. �� LAN (Photo by Lars Niki/Corbis via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 09: Actress Kristen Wiig attends the "Zoolander 2" World Premiere at Alice Tully Hall on February 9, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 09: Naomi Campbell attends the "Zoolander 2" world premiere at Alice Tully Hall on February 9, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by D Dipasupil/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 24: Model Rola attends the Second Annual "InStyle Awards" presented by InStyle at Getty Center on October 24, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for InStyle)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 20: Actress Kerry Washington arrives at the 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 20, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
Italy- " A bigger splash " Photocall- 72nd Venice Film Festival Dakota Johnson at the "A bigger splash " photocall during 72nd Venice Film Festival (Photo by camilla morandi/Corbis via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 04: Cher and Marc Jacobs attend "China: Through the Looking Glass", the 2015 Costume Institute Gala, at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 4, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 25: Actress Claire Danes arrives at the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 25, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 06: Miley Cyrus attends the Costume Institute Gala for the "PUNK: Chaos to Couture" exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 6, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for The Huffington Post)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 03: Nicole Richie attends 2013 CFDA FASHION AWARDS underwritten by Swarovski at Lincoln Center on June 3, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Jennifer Graylock/Getty Images for Swarovski)
LUIS GUERRA JR/©2009 RAMEY PHOTO NO SPAIN/ NO ITALY/ NO RUSSIA New York, May 04, 2009 THIS PHOTO: VICTORIA BECKHAM The Metropolitan Museum of Art 2009 Costume Institute Gala. PGagu68 (Photo by Philip Ramey/Corbis via Getty Images)
NEW YORK CITY, NY - MAY 4: Marc Jacobs and Kate Moss attend THE COSTUME INSTITUTE GALA: "The Model As Muse" with Honorary Chair MARC JACOBS - INSIDE at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 4, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by BILLY FARRELL/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
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But his ties to the music industry don't stop there. Over the years, the designer has featured the likes of Cher, Missy Elliot, Charlie XCX, Princess Nokia and Kurt Cobain's daughter, Frances Bean Cobain, in campaigns. 

Not to mention, he's also dressed a huge number of musicians in some of their most remembered looks. Take Lady Gaga's David Bowie-inspired dress and pantsuit at the 2016 Grammy Awards or Miley Cyrus' punk rock sheer fishnet gown at the 2013 Met Gala. 

You can check out all of Marc Jacobs' most iconic red carpet looks in the gallery above.

Related: Take a look at Marc Jacobs' Fall/Winter 2019 runway show below

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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 13: A model walks the runway at the Marc Jacobs Ready to Wear Fall/Winter 2019-2020 fashion show during New York Fashion Week on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 13: Christina Kruse walks the runway at the Marc Jacobs Ready to Wear Fall/Winter 2019-2020 fashion show during New York Fashion Week on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 13: Karlie Kloss walks the runway at the Marc Jacobs Ready to Wear Fall/Winter 2019-2020 fashion show during New York Fashion Week on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 13: A model walks the runway at the Marc Jacobs Ready to Wear Fall/Winter 2019-2020 fashion show during New York Fashion Week on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 13: A model walks the runway at the Marc Jacobs Ready to Wear Fall/Winter 2019-2020 fashion show during New York Fashion Week on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 13: A model walks the runway at the Marc Jacobs Ready to Wear Fall/Winter 2019-2020 fashion show during New York Fashion Week on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 13: A model walks the runway at the Marc Jacobs Ready to Wear Fall/Winter 2019-2020 fashion show during New York Fashion Week on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 13: A model walks the runway at the Marc Jacobs Ready to Wear Fall/Winter 2019-2020 fashion show during New York Fashion Week on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 13: A model walks the runway at the Marc Jacobs Ready to Wear Fall/Winter 2019-2020 fashion show during New York Fashion Week on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 13: A model walks the runway at the Marc Jacobs Ready to Wear Fall/Winter 2019-2020 fashion show during New York Fashion Week on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 13: Saskia de Brauw walks the runway at the Marc Jacobs Ready to Wear Fall/Winter 2019-2020 fashion show during New York Fashion Week on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 13: A model walks the runway at the Marc Jacobs Ready to Wear Fall/Winter 2019-2020 fashion show during New York Fashion Week on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 13: A model walks the runway at the Marc Jacobs Ready to Wear Fall/Winter 2019-2020 fashion show during New York Fashion Week on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 13: A model walks the runway at the Marc Jacobs Ready to Wear Fall/Winter 2019-2020 fashion show during New York Fashion Week on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 13: A model walks the runway at the Marc Jacobs Ready to Wear Fall/Winter 2019-2020 fashion show during New York Fashion Week on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 13: A model walks the runway at the Marc Jacobs Ready to Wear Fall/Winter 2019-2020 fashion show during New York Fashion Week on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 13: Lineisy Montero walks the runway at the Marc Jacobs Ready to Wear Fall/Winter 2019-2020 fashion show during New York Fashion Week on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 13: Adut Akech walks the runway at the Marc Jacobs Ready to Wear Fall/Winter 2019-2020 fashion show during New York Fashion Week on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 13: A model walks the runway at the Marc Jacobs Ready to Wear Fall/Winter 2019-2020 fashion show during New York Fashion Week on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 13: A model walks the runway at the Marc Jacobs Ready to Wear Fall/Winter 2019-2020 fashion show during New York Fashion Week on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 13: Gigi Hadid walks the runway at the Marc Jacobs Ready to Wear Fall/Winter 2019-2020 fashion show during New York Fashion Week on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 13: A model walks the runway at the Marc Jacobs Ready to Wear Fall/Winter 2019-2020 fashion show during New York Fashion Week on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 13: A model walks the runway at the Marc Jacobs Ready to Wear Fall/Winter 2019-2020 fashion show during New York Fashion Week on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 13: A model walks the runway at the Marc Jacobs Ready to Wear Fall/Winter 2019-2020 fashion show during New York Fashion Week on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 13: A model walks the runway at the Marc Jacobs Ready to Wear Fall/Winter 2019-2020 fashion show during New York Fashion Week on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 13: A model walks the runway at the Marc Jacobs Ready to Wear Fall/Winter 2019-2020 fashion show during New York Fashion Week on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 13: A model walks the runway at the Marc Jacobs Ready to Wear Fall/Winter 2019-2020 fashion show during New York Fashion Week on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 13: A model walks the runway at the Marc Jacobs Ready to Wear Fall/Winter 2019-2020 fashion show during New York Fashion Week on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 13: Lindsey Wixson walks the runway at the Marc Jacobs Ready to Wear Fall/Winter 2019-2020 fashion show during New York Fashion Week on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 13: A model walks the runway at the Marc Jacobs Ready to Wear Fall/Winter 2019-2020 fashion show during New York Fashion Week on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 13: A model walks the runway at the Marc Jacobs Ready to Wear Fall/Winter 2019-2020 fashion show during New York Fashion Week on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 13: Kaia Gerber walks the runway at the Marc Jacobs Ready to Wear Fall/Winter 2019-2020 fashion show during New York Fashion Week on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 13: A model walks the runway at the Marc Jacobs Ready to Wear Fall/Winter 2019-2020 fashion show during New York Fashion Week on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 13: A model walks the runway at the Marc Jacobs Ready to Wear Fall/Winter 2019-2020 fashion show during New York Fashion Week on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 13: A model walks the runway at the Marc Jacobs Ready to Wear Fall/Winter 2019-2020 fashion show during New York Fashion Week on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 13: A model walks the runway at the Marc Jacobs Ready to Wear Fall/Winter 2019-2020 fashion show during New York Fashion Week on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 13: A model walks the runway at the Marc Jacobs Ready to Wear Fall/Winter 2019-2020 fashion show during New York Fashion Week on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 13: A model walks the runway at the Marc Jacobs Ready to Wear Fall/Winter 2019-2020 fashion show during New York Fashion Week on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 13: Felice Noordhoof walks the runway at the Marc Jacobs Ready to Wear Fall/Winter 2019-2020 fashion show during New York Fashion Week on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 13: Christy Turlington walks the runway at the Marc Jacobs Ready to Wear Fall/Winter 2019-2020 fashion show during New York Fashion Week on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
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