A few months after the news broke that Riccardo Tisci was leaving Givenchy, the French fashion house finally revealed his successor. British designer Clare Waight Keller takes over the artistic director post, Givenchy shared on social media today. Previously, Waight Keller designed for Chloe for six years with her last collection presented during Paris Fashion Week fall 2017. This marks the first female artistic director for Givenchy as well. Waight Keller will be in charge of the women’s, men’s, haute couture lines.
Clare Waight Keller – Givenchy Announcement
“Hubert de Givenchy’s confident style has always been an inspiration and I am very grateful for the opportunity to be a part of this legendary House’s history.” Waight Keller continues, “I look forward to working with the teams and writing a new chapter in this beautiful story.”