Following the footsteps of Karl Lagerfeld, Stella McCartney, Comme des Garçons and Sonia Rykiel, Lanvin has agreed to design a one-time collection for trendy retailer H&M. “H&M approached us to collaborate, and see if we could translate the dream we created at Lanvin to a wider audience, not just a dress for less. I have [...]
Lanvin stayed close to its roots with its menswear display on Sunday, showing a romantic collection imbued with lived-in elegance. Lanvin’s artistic director Alber Elbaz — who directs the label’s menswear designer, Dutchman Lucas Ossendrijver — said they had aimed to create a collection that looks lived-in. “I wanted to give that kind of emotion [...]
Paul Deneve, chief executive officer at Lanvin, has sung his last hoo-rah at the uber-chic brand. A Lanvin spokeswoman in Paris confirmed his departure Wednesday, citing “diverging points of view” on the direction of the company, which is controlled by Taiwanese publishing magnate Shaw-Lan Wang. The spokeswoman declined further comment, and said an announcement about [...]
Lanvin designer Alber Elbaz and Stockholm-based Acne Jeans has teamed up on a denim collaboration.
“Speculation is mounting in Europe that Lanvin owner Shaw-Lan Wang is seeking a minority investor. According to industry sources, the Taiwanese publishing magnate, who bought Lanvin from L’OrÃ©al in 2001, has not given anyone a mandate to sell the business, but has been in contact with potential partners at a time when the brand is [...]