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Rome fashion home Fendi introduced Wednesday that Kim Jones is taking on from the late Karl Lagerfeld as inventive director of high fashion, ready-to-wear and fur collections.
Updated: Sep 09, 2020 15:59 IST
Rome fashion home Fendi introduced Wednesday that Kim Jones is taking on from the late Karl Lagerfeld as inventive director of high fashion, ready-to-wear and fur collections. Jones will tackle the Fendi duties whereas staying on as creative director of Dior Homme, one other home within the Paris-based luxurious items empire of LVMH chief Bernard Arnault. He joins the third-technology Silvia Venturini Fendi, who will proceed accountable for creating Fendi equipment and menswear collections.
The British-born Jones fills the void left by the 2019 loss of life of Lagerfeld, who had joined Fendi in 1965 and had been its womenswear design chief since 1977. Jones’ first Fendi assortment shall be ready-to-wear proven through the fall-winter 2021-2022 fashion week in February. It’s the second main fashion partnership introduced in latest months, after information that Raf Simons would be part of Miuccia Prada as co-inventive director of Prada. Their first joint ladies’s spring-summer time 2021 assortment shall be proven in Milan later this month.
Arnault, chief government of Fendi dad or mum firm LVMH, praised Jones for having confirmed he might “adapt to the codes and heritage of the LVMH houses while revisiting them with great modernity and audacity.” Jones, who joined Louis Vuitton in 2011 and moved to Dior Homme seven years later, stated working at Fendi and Dior collectively was a “huge privilege.” Fendi stated she was wanting ahead to taking the Rome home “to the next level with him.”
(This story has been revealed from a wire company feed with out modifications to the textual content.)
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