A few weeks ago I wrote a post about Marc Jacobs leaving Louis Vuitton. As I was doing my usual routine today morning I read an article on WWD confirming a new addition to Louis Vuitton. The Creative Director from Balenciaga Nicolas Ghesquière will be taking the place of Marc Jacobs. He will be the “brand’s new artistic director of women’s collections.” His first collection show will be in March. Last month, third quarter reports resulted with Louis Vuitton performance being lower than brands such as Fendi and Givenchy. With Nicolas Ghesquière being in the picture now Louis Vuitton is looking forward to building an upscale and elite reputation with his talents.
As Christian Dior once said that Christóbal Balenciaga was the master to them all, Nicolas Ghesquière knew he had a lot to live up to being appointed to the house of Balenciaga. He not only delivered well, he earned a reputation as one of the brightest lights in his generation. In 2012, all ties came to an end between Balenciaga and Nicolas Ghesquière after a 15 year period of working together. Tears turned into cheers as everyone heard the great news after the departure of Marc Jacobs and the arrival of Nicolas Ghesquière. He said, “Louis Vuitton has always incarnated for me the symbol of ultimate luxury, innovation and exploration. ” I am looking forward in seeing his breathtaking work put into Louis Vuitton!
“I am very honoured 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.” – Nicolas Ghesquière
Keep Sparkling! Xo