Louis Vuitton continued to work with Nicolas Ghesquière
In winter, it became known that Kim Jones is leaving the post of creative director of Louis Vuitton after showing his collection of the autumn 2018/2019 season, which will be held in Paris. Kim Jones was responsible for the men’s collections and led the flagship boutiques of Louis Vuitton from 2011. During the years of government in the Fashion House, Kim Jones presented exotic collections together with a light and relaxed style and an unusual set of image functionality.
“It was a tremendous honor and privilege to work with Kim Jones,” said Michael Burke, Chairman and CEO of Louis Vuitton. He praised the “designer’s ability to set trends” along with Kim’s talent and determination. “We all, who were lucky enough to work with Kim, wished him further success in the next business.”
Fashion house Louis Vuitton finally announced the names of the new creative directors. The brand decided to separate the male and female lines. So Virgil Ablo was appointed creative director of the men’s line Louis Vuitton. Recall that Ablo also runs his own brand Off-White and is a creative consultant of rapper Kanye West.
His appointment has been rumored since the departure of Kim Jones. On his appointment, Virgil announced the fast in the instagram. The creative director of the women’s line Louis Vuitton was Nicolas Ghesquière. Louis Vuitton extended the contract with Nicolas Ghesquière – the designer will continue to lead the women’s brand line. Recall that Nicolas Ghesquière works as the creative director of the French brand since 2014 year. “I am very glad that we will continue our cooperation and work on the women’s line of Louis Vuitton with Nicolas Ghesquière.He has always managed to make a Louis Vuitton woman modern.Today, his talent, vision and creativity make him one of the best designers in the world, – commented on the appointment of Bernard Arnault.
“It’s a great honor for me to open a new chapter in the history of cooperation with Louis Vuitton, which began almost 5 years ago. My main goal was always to balance the history of the fashion house with innovations, and to develop the codes set for years of cooperation at home,” designer Nicolas Ghesquière.