Louis Vuitton - fall 2016
by Nicolas Ghesquière
Ghesquière was born in Comines, Nord, the son of a Francophone Belgian golf-course owner and manager in the 9,000-inhabitant Poitevine town of Loudun and a French mother, who enjoyed fashion. He grew up in Loudun, Vienne.
Bonded PVC double-breasted zip up Jacket
Dropped crotch slacks
Coated snap front Slicker w/ oversized chest patch pockets & narrow belt
At 14, Ghesquière assumed an internship with French designer agnès b, for which he was paid in clothes. Nicolas worked from 1990 to 1992 as an assistant to designer Jean-Paul Gaultier.
Denim belted coat w/ leathery pants and gunmetal combat boots
In 1997, at the young age of 25, Ghesquière was the surprise choice to head Paris fashion house Balenciaga. In 2012, the PPR group announced his departure from Balanciaga after a 15-year collaboration.
Cool metallic boots
Leopard-print box purse
He joined Louis Vuitton in 2013, replacing Marc Jacobs as creative director for the women's collections.
Killer metallic boot w/ heavy treads
On 5 March 2014, Ghesquiere had his first show under the LV brand.
Love these Harness crop tops