Nina Ricci: Guillaume Henry, new Creative Director
Guillaume Henry is the new Creative Director of Nina Ricci, as predicted by FashionMag.com during Paris Fashion Week. This appointment has been officially confirmed by the fashion house belonging to the Puig Group.
The 35-year-old designer succeeds Peter Copping, Artistic Director since 2009, who is rumoured to be joining Oscar de la Renta. His departure was announced by Nina Ricci a few days ago.
Guillaume Henry will assume his position on 5 January 2015 and will present his first collection for Nina Ricci for the Fall/Winter 2015-16 season, the fahion house specified. This first collection will thus be unveiled during Paris Fashion Week in March.
"With remarkable talent, Guillaume combines the qualities that make leading designers: artistic vision, intuition, intelligence, curiosity, charisma and ability to unite the best," stated Ralph Toledano, Chairmen of the fashion division of the Puig group, in a press release.
After the Ecole Supérieure des Arts Appliqués Duperré, Guillaume Henry worked at Givenchy and Paule Ka before taking on the position of Artistic Director for Carven in 2009.
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