Fendi faucets Dior designer Kim Jones to succeed Karl Lagerfeld

Rome, September 9 

Rome style home Fendi introduced Wednesday that Kim Jones is succeeding the late Karl Lagerfeld as inventive director of high fashion, ready-to-wear and fur collections for girls.

Jones will tackle the Fendi duties whereas staying on as inventive director of Dior Homme, one other home within the Paris-based luxurious items empire of LVMH chief Bernard Arnault.

He joins the third-generation Silvia Venturini Fendi, who will proceed answerable for creating Fendi equipment and menswear collections.

The British-born Jones fills the void left by the 2019 demise of Lagerfeld, who had joined Fendi in 1965 and had been its womenswear design chief since 1977.

Jones’ first Fendi assortment might be ready-to-wear proven throughout the fall-winter 2021-2022 style week in February. It’s the second main style partnership introduced in current months, after information that Raf Simons would be a part of Miuccia Prada as co-creative director of Prada. Their first joint girls’s spring-summer 2021 assortment might be proven in Milan later this month.

Arnault, chief government of Fendi guardian firm LVMH, praised Jones for having confirmed he might “adapt to the codes and heritage of the LVMH houses while revisiting them with great modernity and audacity.”  Jones, who joined Louis Vuitton in 2011 and moved to Dior Homme seven years later, stated working at Fendi and Dior collectively was a “huge privilege.” Fendi stated she was trying ahead to taking the Rome home “to the next level with him.” –AP

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