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Marc Jacobs quits Louis Vuitton

After 16 years at the helm of Louis Vuitton, Marc Jacobs has announced his departure. Jacobs is reportedly leaving to focus on the public listing of his own brand. The next big question on the fashion industry’s lips is, of course, who will replace Jacobs in the high profile role. Rumour has it LVMH have their eye on Nicolas Ghesquière. Watch this space.

Christopher Kane reportedly taking over at Balenciaga

Update: reports are now quelling the rumours, with both Kane and Balenciaga denying the appointment. Seems we’ll have to wait a little longer to find out who’s really taking the reins. Nicolas Ghesquiere leaving Balenciaga was quite big – and sudden – news. Unsurprisingly there have been guessing games as to his successor. Reports are now in that Christopher Kane is the newly (and quickly?)…

Nicolas Ghesquiere is leaving Balenciaga

The fashion world is full of shock departures and label-to-label moves, and one of the biggest questions is always why? The answer is unknown in the case of Nicolas Ghesquière, who has just been announced as parting ways with Balenciaga after 15 years as creative director. WWD reports that the decision is a ‘joint’ one, with Ghesquière finishing up his role effective November 30th. From…

Balenciaga’s new silhouette

When a designer is forced to contradict his own design principles, that’s when you know the runway collection is going to be a knockout. Nicolas Ghesquiere has always been about discovering and defining the female body, but in Balenciaga Resort 2012, he seems to have surprised himself. The collection manoeuvres the female body with a new silhouette; loose, longer, voluminous and less muted. The fabrics…

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