appoints Bouchra Jarrar as Artistic Director of Women’s Collections
Lanvin is pleased to announce the appointment of Bouchra Jarrar as Artistic Director of Women’s Collections from 14 March.
A permanent member of Haute Couture since December 2013, with her own house which she founded in 2010, Bouchra Jarrar has worked with major fashion houses and has built a career on determination and high standards, always putting creation and technique at the heart of her work. Bouchra Jarrar has more than 20 years of experience, working first for Jean-Paul Gaultier, then for Balenciaga, where she spent 10 years, then at Christian Lacroix.
Bouchra Jarrar stated “It is a huge honor to continue promoting the Lanvin style, with designs created in the company’s ateliers’ by teams who possess extraordinary expertise. Joining Lanvin meets a desire to expend my creation to wider fields of expression. It is my intention to bring to Lanvin the harmony and consistency of a fashion designed for women, a fashion of our time”.
Michèle Huiban, CEO of Lanvin, added “Bouchra Jarrar is a talented and visionary designer. She is the obvious choice for Lanvin. Her timeless style is in keeping with the style and values of our company, founded by Jeanne Lanvin more than a century ago. Her talent, her high standards and her mastery of cuts and fabrics will bring a breath of freshness and modernity into the house, while respecting its soul as the oldest Paris fashion house, a symbol of French elegance. Mrs. Wang, Bouchra Jarrar and I share the same modern vision of fashion, so it was only natural that our paths should cross and lead to a fruitful collaboration”.