Bouchra Jarrar Is Lanvin’s New Artistic Director
Designer Shuts Down Her Own House
After a long wait, Moroccan origin French designer Bouchra Jarrar has been appointed as the new artistic director of women’s collections at Lanvin. The designer opened her eponymous fashion house in 2010 in Paris and has previously worked as the studio director at Balenciaga under Nicolas Ghesquière and head of couture design at Christian Lacroix. While Michele Huiban, CEO of Lanvin, said; “She is the obvious choice for Lanvin – her timeless style is in keeping with the values of our company founded by Jeanne Lanvin”, Jarrar said “Joining Lanvin meets a desire to expend my creation to wider fields of expression.” about this new appointment.
The designer is said to be shutting down her own label in order to pursue this new role. Her first collection for Lanvin is expected to be for Spring/Summer 2017.