Rooted in the present, CELINE writes its history day after day: exploration, creative energy, and committed choices lie at the heart of its culture. This explains the brand’s ability to be full of surprises. Its major characteristics are sophisticated materials, a passion for detail and timeless modernity. CELINE is a company which creates affinities, built on a clear value system: sincerity, agility, focus.
On September 29th, 2018, Celine’s new artistic director, Hedi Slimane, will be presenting his first women and men collections for the house.
The Pucci story begins in the lavish surroundings of a sumptuous Renaissance palazzo in the heart of Florence’s historic center. Adventurous and audacious, the man they nicknamed the ‘Prince of Prints’, Emilio Pucci, saw his fabrics as colored paintings that exuded playfulness and movement. Pucci’s designs, which strike a balance between Italian exuberance and simple shapes, celebrate color and a way of life that breaks with convention.
Casual chic, aristocratic elegance and femininity all combine in the timeless world of Givenchy. Its style is the signature of Hubert de Givenchy, who established his own haute couture House at the beginning of the 1950s. Combining finesse, discretion, and elegance, he ensured his designs and ateliers rose to the top and played a key role in international fashion.
Clare Waight Keller joined the house of Givenchy as Artistic Director in 2017.
Northern Irish designer Jonathan Anderson established JW Anderson in 2008. Its unique design aesthetic offers a modern interpretation of masculinity and femininity by creating thought-provoking silhouettes through a conscious cross-pollination between menswear and womenswear elements.
In 1970, Kenzo Takada installed a patch of jungle in the Galerie Vivienne in the heart of Paris. With its colorful prints and declaration of freedom, abundant prints, and cultural influences from all over the world Kenzo shook up the couture codes of the time by irreverently breaking the rules. Welcome to the jungle!
Carol Lim and Humberto Leon, Kenzo’s creative team, have been credited for the strong dynamic development of the brand over the past few years.
Craftsmanship, progress and unequaled expertise with leather, Loewe’s founding pillars, are reconfigured with a timely awareness evident in desirable and functional products across multiple categories. Spain is where Loewe was born and remains the brand’s home. While its current landscape contains elements from places near and far, the heart of Loewe still beats in Madrid, where its world-renowned leather goods continue to be manufactured.
Under the artistic direction of JW Anderson, Loewe is successfully merging traditional craftsmanship and avant-garde fashion
Marc Jacobs created his namesake house in 1984, basing the brand on two very simple concepts: a love of fashion and a commitment to quality. Finding the perfect balance between tradition and innovation, highlighting Jacobs’ exuberant creativity, the brand has become a driving force in the industry.
Challenging the conventions of luxury footwear, British designer Nicholas Kirkwood is recognized as one of this generation’s leading talents. By combining traditional craftsmanship with innovative design, his architecturally inspired pieces form exquisite objects of desire.