EXCLUSIVE: LVMH Names Sophie Brocart as CEO of Jean Patou

PARIS — LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton has named Sophie Brocart chief govt officer of Jean Patou, signaling its dedication to reviving the dormant trend home underneath the artistic route of Guillaume Henry, WWD has realized.
Brocart, senior vice chairman of trend ventures at LVMH Vogue Group, joins the model from Nicholas Kirkwood, the place she held the place of ceo since 2015. Her successor on the London-based footwear model can be named shortly, LVMH mentioned.
Sidney Toledano, chairman and ceo of LVMH Vogue Group, welcomed her appointment, which confirms the group’s dedication to selling skills from inside its personal ranks. “With Guillaume Henry, a gifted designer, Sophie is charged with reviving this iconic home, which marked the historical past of trend and perfume. I want her nice success,” he mentioned in a press release.
Brocart has been a key behind-the-scenes expertise scout at LVMH, the place she has mentored the winners of the annual LVMH Prize for Younger Designers. She has additionally held positions on the group’s headquarters, and at manufacturers together with Louis Vuitton and Celine.
Final March, Henry exited Nina Ricci and he’s mentioned to be passionate concerning the legacy of Patou, a French designer thought of one of many nice names of couture of the Twenties

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