LV Goes Left, Gucci Goes Right: Who do the Next-Generation Luxury Brands Hire as Creative Directors?

2月 19, 2023

On February 15, Louis Vuitton, the flagship brand of French luxury giant LVMH, officially announced the successor of Virgil Abloh, the late men’s wear creative director – American hip-hop star and fashion icon Pharrell Williams. Williams shares many similarities with Abloh, both having significant influence in the global fashion and streetwear scenes, with Williams possibly having even higher public influence as a musician.
Interestingly, just half a month earlier on January 28, Italian luxury brand Gucci under French conglomerate Kering also announced their new creative directo …