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Kim Jones exits Louis Vuitton

by Calvin Chong
17.01.2018
We guess it is apt to say "Another one bites the dust"?

Following several high-profile layoffs in the past few months: Christopher Bailey at Burberry and Phoebe Philo at Céline, tonight another joins the fray as Kim Jones is set to exit  Louis Vuitton.

The man who has helmed the Louis Vuitton menswear line since 2011, Kim is set to show his last collection for the brand this Thursday at the Paris Men's Fashion Week.

His name is no stranger to most as he is one known to create menswear collection that is coveted by both men and women worldwide and also boldly the one who went to non-standard solutions like creating the Louis Vuitton x Supreme capsule collection, which is a global phenomenon.

The designer will officially be exiting the brand in March 2018.

In a statement found on BoF, Michael Burke, chairman and chief executive of Louis Vuitton says, "It has been a huge privilege to work with Kim. His ability to set trends is impeccable and his talent and determination have ensured that Louis Vuitton is firmly placed as the leading brand in luxury menswear today.

"All of us who have been fortunate to work with Kim wish him continued success in his next venture."

While no official, there have been speculations that Kim will be heading to Burberry to replace Christopher Bailey as the Chief Creative Officer. Stay tuned for more!

Also, to find out who's in and who's out in fashion, simply head to our "Designer Musical Chairs" tag right here.

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