Nicolas Ghesquiere new creative director of Louis Vuitton
Designer Nicolas Ghesquiere, who made his name resuscitating fashion brand Balenciaga, has been appointed creative director for womenswear at Louis Vuitton, the world’s No.1 luxury brand,
Former Balenciaga creative director Nicolas Ghesquière has taken the top role at Louis Vuitton, one month after Marc Jacobs announced his departure.
“Louis Vuitton is thrilled to welcome Nicolas Ghesquière as artistic director of the women’s collections,” tweeted Louis Vuitton on the afternoon of November 4, by way of an announcement.
Jacobs left Vuitton last month in order to focus on his own Marc Jacobs brand alongside business partner Robert Duffy and LVMH (a major stakeholder).