It’s official. After weeks of rumors, Lucas Ossendrijver, the long-time menswear designer of Lanvin, has left France’s oldest couture house, bringing down the curtain on a 14-year-run at the famous marque.
The General Assembly of the Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode (FHCM) – French fashion’s governing body – on Thursday re-elected Ralph Toledano as President of the Federation for an extended four-year term.
Lanvin has held initial talks with Haider Ackermann in recent weeks as its new Chinese owners search for a creative director. However, it remains unclear whether Fosun International will hire him, sources have said.
What’s the attraction of working in fashion if you are not a designer? That was the question at Hyères Festival for Camille Bidault Waddington, Leaf Greener, Frederic Sanchez, Etienne Russo and Stéphane Marais.