Marc_Jacobs_1.jpgFar from dying away or being denied, the rumors that Marc Jacobs is being courted to takeover for ousted John Galliano at Dior are persisting with new fodder.

WWD is reporting that LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton's Bernard Arnault is looking to move Jacobs from Louis Vuitton to Dior, and replace him at LV with Pheobe Philo.

While neither has yet commented, surely Jacobs will be barraged with inquiries during interviews for New York Fashion Week and perhaps the two parties are looking to have some answers by then. Legal representation for Jacobs is said to be meeting with Dior officials in Paris this week, as Jacobs is busy with his Spring 2012 collections in New York.

Keep checking back for updates as they are available!