“This really was unexpected,” smiles Masayuki Ino, the 39-year-old winner of the LVMH Prize 2018. Another year and Ino couldn’t even have entered the competition, seeing as he is 39, and entrants have to be less than 40.
When Nicolas Ghesquière staged his fifth cruise collection for Louis Vuitton, he practically invented a new category in design – site-specific high fashion. FashionNetwork.com caught up with Ghesquière post-show.
Expect another year of rapid growth at LVMH, insisted Bernard Arnault, chairman of LVMH, at the group's AGM. Though he called reports that LVMH executives had held talks with the owners of Chanel “fake news.”
The designers who made the cut include London-based UK labels "A-Cold-Wall" by Samuel Ross, and Charles Jeffrey's "Charles Jeffrey Loverboy," as well as the US-based brand "Eckhaus Latta" by Zoe Latta and Mike Eckhaus.