After three years at the helm of Givenchy, Clare Waight Keller’s run as artistic director of the LVMH-owned French couture house is coming to an end.
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“I want to warmly thank Clare
As for what these future endeavors will be, who knows! Our guess is that she’s heading over to Chanel to take over from Virginie Viard. After all, someone needs to and Waight Keller’s work at Givenchy has been absolutely lovely; it would be wonderful to see what she did at a house like Chanel with such a rich and distinctive history. Not that Givenchy doesn’t have a rich history of its own. Quite the contrary. And Waight Keller did an absolutely masterful job of honoring and reinterpreting the house codes to create something elegant and modern, but still connected to what came before. She’d be great at Chanel.
As for the future of Givenchy, according to the press release, “the house’s new creative