All change at Kenzo. In the same week that the house announced the appointment of a new artistic director, it has named a new CEO, Sylvain Blanc, who joins the Paris fashion marque from underwear specialist Undiz.
Felipe Oliveira Baptista will quit his position as creative director of Kenzo this summer, not even two years after being appointed. The news also comes just three months after the death of founder Kenzo Takada.
As anticipated last week by FashionNetwork.com, the Portuguese designer, ex-creative director of Lacoste, replaces Carol Lim and Humberto Leon as creative director at LVMH-owned Kenzo, also overseeing its brand image.
In recent months, the group SMCP has taken the heads of Sandro and Claudie Pierlot and put them in charge of its American and Asian subsidiaries, and has appointed new directors for these two brands in Paris.rands in ...