(Paris) Stylist Nicolas Ghesquière remains in charge of the women’s collections at Louis Vuitton, who renewed his contract after ten years in this position, she announced on Tuesday.

“Nicolas Ghesquière has never ceased to surprise with his great creativity and his visionary spirit, establishing himself as a major architect of the unprecedented growth of Louis Vuitton. The women’s universe has thus seen its identity renewed, as evidenced by the house’s spectacular fashion shows in Paris and around the world,” the house underlines in a press release.

“It is an immense honor to continue to write the history of Louis Vuitton,” reacted Nicolas Ghesquière.

Considered by fashion historians as one of the last great couturiers, the Frenchman has a profile that is the opposite of the megastar responsible for men’s collections, Pharrell Williams, author of the hit Happy, who did not attend music school. nor fashion school, appointed in February to succeed Virgil Abloh, who died in November 2021.

“It’s a perfect mix,” Louis Vuitton CEO Pietro Beccari told AFP on the occasion of Pharrell Williams’ first fashion show in Paris in June.

“I am extremely proud to collaborate with Nicolas Ghesquière who is a true creative genius. His vision of the women’s universe with the definition of a new assertive ready-to-wear silhouette, iconic models of leather goods and shoes and extraordinary fashion shows have undeniably contributed to the success of Louis Vuitton over the last decade. said Pietro Beccari, quoted in the press release.

Nicolas Ghesquière dresses Brigitte Macron and created costumes for the rock opera Starmania, returning to Paris in 2022.