The French luxury giant is strengthening its LVMH Fashion Group division, whose CEO, Sidney Toledano, will be supported by Guillaume Motte, current president for Europe and the Middle East at Sephora, starting May 3.
Felipe Oliveira Baptista will quit his position as creative director of Kenzo this summer, not even two years after being appointed. The news also comes just three months after the death of founder Kenzo Takada.
Few designers left such an indelible mark in fashion as Kenzo Takada, who passed six months ago, leading his successor Felipe Oliveira Baptista to imagine a collaborative effort with the founder of the brand.
Costa Paz will oversee the creative direction for the brand in the U.S. and the U.K. and help guide Vogue’s approach to content in all formats through all of the company’s owned and operated editions worldwide.