After the exit of both its womenswear and menswear creative directors in 2018 – Olivier Lapidus who joined the house for three womenswear collection and Lucas Ossendrijver who helmed the house's menswear line for 13 years – Lanvin names Bruno Sialelli the new successor to the helm of the label.
The 31-year-old French designer who shifted from Loewe menswear to Lanvin has also previously worked at Paco Rabanne and Balenciaga, under the guidance of Jonathan Anderson, Nicolas Ghesquière and Alexander Wang – the designers who mould visions and define the codes of this generation.
“His singular and very personal vision, his audacity, his culture, his energy and ability to build a strong creative team convinced us,"
–Jean-Philippe Hecquet, Lanvin's chief executive officer.
According to an official statement from Lavin, Bruno Sialelli stood out for his contemporary vision for the house and thoroughly detailed approach to understanding the integral elements of Lanvin's legacy.
The details of Bruno Sialelli's Lanvin debut is yet to be revealed, but we already can't wait to see his youthful translation of Lanvin’s heritage.