After four years at Sandro, Jean-Philippe Hecquet joins French fashion house Lanvin as chief executive officer. In his time as CEO of Sandro, Hecquet managed to establish the brand with 600 stores in 43 countries worldwide, according to a statement by Lanvin on Tuesday. Prior to that, he spent 14 y

Paris - In the fashion industry we have Western brands on one hand, and Chinese brands on the other. Occasionally we see both intertwined which raises the question: how can these very different cultures coexist in the same industry, and what roles will they play? China already has its foot in the d

Lanvin is said to be in the process of finalising ex-CEO of Sandro Jean-Philippe Hecquet as its next Chief Executive Officer, reports WWD quoting sources familiar with the development. The report added that Hecquet has already resigned from his position at Sandro, which he had held since 2014, and

Lanvin Spring Summer 2019 Menswear collection, Paris Fashion Week. Source: Fashion Feed, YouTube.

Lanvin has parted ways with its artistic director Olivier Lapidus, less than a year after he was appointed. His exit, first revealed by WWD in an exclusive report, comes one month after Chinese conglomerate, Fosun International, acquired a majority stake in the troubled fashion house. Lapidus, who

London - Fosun Industrial Holdings Limited is set to acquire a majority stake in luxury Austrian textile manufacturer Wolford AG. The Chinese financial investor has come to an agreement with the main shareholder of the struggling group and is set to take over more than 2.5 million shares, approxima

Employees of the French designer label Lanvin can breathe easy now. The venerable fashion house is finally emerging from the black hole in which it has been stuck since the departure of Alber Elbaz. At least, this is the gist of the announcement of an agreement signed earlier this month between the

China’s Fosun International has won the race against Qatar’s Mayhoola for troubled French fashion brand Lanvin, which would see the former invest over 100 million euros (122.8 million dollars) in the label, reports Fashion Network, quoting sources familiar with the development. The agre

Inside look at the revered fashion house, Lanvin. Source: DatWAy, YouTube

French designer Olivier Lapidus has been named the successor of Bouchra Jarrar and is set to take on the role of artistic director at Lanvin. "It is a great honor to join Lanvin and I warmly thank Madame Wang for placing her confidence in me," says Olivier Lapidus in a statement from Lanvin. "With

London - Bouchra Jarrar sudden, but not completely unexpected exit from her role as artistic director at Lanvin, caught the industry off guard Thursday afternoon. News first emerged late in the afternoon that the 46-year-old designer was set to step down from her role, only 10 months after she pre

In the next round of designer musical chairs, we have Bouchra Jarrar exiting Lanvin. Jarrar took over the role of artistic director from famed designer Alber Elbaz, and after a mere fifteen months and two collections she is already on her way out. The story first broke on WWD. This leave's Lanvin w

France's oldest luxury fashion label is facing one of its darkest hours. Sales are in a slump, losses are set to widen this year, and a cost cutting strategy is leaving employees in panic. Reports of Lanvin's dire situation first broke on Reuters. Lanvin holds the distinction of being one of the la

French fashion house Lanvin has reported a 23 percent drop in 2016 revenues to 162 million euros (181 million dollars) and a net loss of 18.3 million euros (20.4 million dollars) against a profit of 6.3 million euros (7 million dollars) in 2015, reports L'Usine Nouvelle. The report quoting an unid

The "sadistic" mistreatment of scores of models who were forced to wait in a dark, cramped staircase for hours at a Paris fashion week casting has sparked fresh criticism of how the industry functions. With fashion already under intense scrutiny over under-age and overly thin models, the case ma

Alber Elbaz has been dismissed from Lanvin SA's board of directors. His removal from the board was decided at a brief board meeting on Monday, April 24, and follows his removal from his position as artistic director last February. Elbaz's removal seemed to be just another matter of business as the

London - Although some may argue that four years is barely enough time for anyone to leave their mark in the world, they would be wrong when it comes to Hedi Slimane’s four year rule at French fashion house Yves Saint Laurent, even though he did have somewhat of a head’s start as he wa

London - Lanvin has found half of its successor to its former, much loved creative director Alber Elbaz, namely Bouchra Jarrar. The French haute couture designer has officially been named as Lanvin's artistic director of women's collection following a week of speculation concerning her impending a

New York - In October, longtime creative director of Lanvin, Alber Elbaz, was removed by the board of directors. The departure of Elbaz sent shockwaves through the fashion industry. The brand ended up showing their fall/winter 2016 collection without a creative director at the helm. Now, it looks l

The situation at Lanvin is reaching critical levels since creative director Alber Elbaz was ousted from the French fashion house last week, with former French minister of culture Jack Lang issuing an statement denouncing the recent events. According to WWD, Lang - who had attended Lanvin fashion s

The 330 employees at French fashion house Lanvin have come together to take stand against the explosive exit of Alber Elbaz, who acted as the label’s creative director for 14 years. The label’s workers council is demanding Lanvin’s majority-share owner Shaw-Lan Wang, who reportedl

In the wake of Raf Simons sudden exit from Dior, comes another shakeup from within the industry: Alber Elbaz, the creative force which has led Lanvin for the past 14 years, is set to depart the French fashion house. A spokesperson for the label confirmed the rumours previously published by WWD earl

In the showy world of look-at-me fashion, the quiet elegance of Jeanne Lanvin -- a hardworking couturiere who was a contemporary of the much racier Coco Chanel -- has often been overlooked. But now a new exhibition in Paris, which opened at the height of the city's Fashion Week, is bringing attent

Although most of the attention for the chic collection presented by Lanvin's head designer Alber Elbaz's was taken away by the appearance of Kim Kardashian's new platinum blonde hair as she appeared through an elaborate orchestrated appearance, a first for the fashion house, Rick Owens hosted one o

Military jackets, elongated blazers and high waisted trousers were just some of the looks at Lanvin's AW15 presentation. It was as utilitarian as it was rock & roll, like a Prince of Wales check versus tailored joggers. Layered knits over shirts were a 70s reference, as has been seen at several