Givenchy: The history of the long-established house
Givenchy, the French fashion house with a long-standing tradition, is opening a new chapter in its history with the appointment of Matthew M. Williams as the company’s new creative director. FashionUnited summarized the milestones of the fashion house in a timeline. “I am extremely honored to join the House of Givenchy. The Maison’s unique...
18 Jun 2020
Givenchy names new creative director
LVMH-owned luxury French fashion house Givenchy has announced that Matthew M. Williams, the founder of luxury streetwear-inspired label 1017 ALYX 9SM, is the brand’s new creative director. This appointment marks Williams first major creative director role and will see the American designer succeeding Clare Waight Keller, who announced her...
15 Jun 2020
LVMH Q1 revenues drop amid coronavirus crisis
LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton recorded revenue of 10.6 billion euros (11.5 billion dollars) for the first quarter of 2020, down 15 percent compared to the same period in 2019 and down 17 percent on an organic basis. The company said, the Fashion & Leather Goods business group recorded a decline in organic revenue of 10 percent or 9 percent...
17 Apr 2020
Who will replace Clare Waight Keller at Givenchy?
It was the artistic director departure heard around the world, even over the sounds of the worries about the global coronavirus pandemic. Clare Waight Keller's time as artistic director of Givenchy has come to an end, as her contract has not been renewed. Waight Keller helped continue the global popularity the house saw under its previous...
15 Apr 2020
Clare Waight Keller speaks out on Givenchy exit
British fashion designer Clare Waight Keller has called her tenure at Givenchy as artistic director as “three truly wonderful years” in a statement on her personal Instagram page. The news of her departure came as a shock to many, especially as in such a short period, the British designer had elevated the fashion houses’ couture collections as...
14 Apr 2020
Clare Waight Keller leaves Givenchy
In what comes as a shock to many in the fashion industry, GIvenchy's artistic director Clare Waight Keller is leaving the fashion house after a three year stint at the brand. Waight Keller's contributions to the house include elevating their couture collections and designing the now world famous wedding dress Meghan Markle wore to marry Prince...
10 Apr 2020
Givenchy names new CEO
Givenchy has named Renaud de Lesquen their new CEO. Currently, de Lesquen is president and CEO of Dior Americas. He will step into his new role on April 1. De Lesquen joins Givenchy at a time when their perfume and beauty business is growing, and his expertise in both fashion and beauty is thought to help the brand continue on its trajectory of...
6 Mar 2020
Video: Runway Review: Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2019
Fashion industry expert, Zoe Hong, on the most recent Haute Couture week AW19/20. Source: Zoe Hong, YouTube.
10 Jul 2019
Haute couture turns back on fur, both real and fake
Something rather significant was missing from the Paris haute couture shows which wrapped up on Wednesday night -- fur. Beyond the guest appearance of American designer Ralph Rucci, there was none of the luxuriantly sensual mink, fox or sable that for decades defined the autumn winter collections of the elite Paris shows. More significant still,...
4 Jul 2019
Video: Givenchy's couture show in Paris AW19/20
Givenchy Fall Winter 2019 - 2020 Haute Couture fashion show at Paris Couture Week FW19 (July 2, 2019). Source: Kendam, YouTube.
3 Jul 2019
Video: Givenchy SS20 Menswear fashion show
Givenchy Spring Summer 2020 Menswear fashion show at Firenze Pitti Uomo SS20, Italy. Source: Kendam, YouTube.
14 Jun 2019
Ariana Grande named new face of Givenchy
Givenchy has teased a new campaign video featuring a silhouette of a woman with a high ponytail, and there's one celebrity known for that trademark above everyone else, Ariana Grande. Givenchy hasn't officially confirmed Grande's appointment yet, but the teaser videos featuring what is very obviously her silhouette are all over their Instagram....
10 May 2019