Nicolas Ghesquière To Head Up Louis Vuitton

Former creative director of Balenciaga Nicolas Ghesquière, has been appointed artistic director of womenswear at Louis Vuittonafter Marc Jacobs stepped down from the helm.

After months of internet and indusrty speculation as to who would succeed Jacobs rumours swirled following Ghesquière’s departure from the fashion house that he was responsible for making one of the most covetable labels to date.

Alexander Wang  has since replaced Ghesquière at Balenciaga and LVMH has just announced thisthat they have confirmed Ghesquière’s appointment in a statement: “ [Ghesquière is] a modern creative vision to the House’s women’s collections, building on the values of refinement, savoir faire and extreme quality.”

Says Ghesquière, “Louis Vuitton has always incarnated for me the symbol of ultimate luxury, innovation and exploration. I am very honored of the mission that I am entrusted with, and proud to join the history of this great Maison. We share common values and a vision. I can’t wait to join the team. Together we will build the future of the brand while preserving its precious heritage,”.

His first collection for LV is set to debut in March of next year for Fashion Week.

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4 Comments

  • Reply dj23249 Thursday 7th November, 2013 at 6:04 am

    Big shoes to fill

  • Reply pearl06 Wednesday 6th November, 2013 at 2:49 pm

    Oh beauty!

  • Reply amanda6393 Wednesday 6th November, 2013 at 11:30 am

    Never heard of him…

  • Reply yslyenom Tuesday 5th November, 2013 at 10:46 pm

    Can’t wait to see his first collection.

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