Potential buyers had until July 9th to come forward and FashionNetwork.com has learned that three offers have been made, including one by Carven perfume licensee Bogart. The brand, however, is keeping its options open.
Lanvin has held initial talks with Haider Ackermann in recent weeks as its new Chinese owners search for a creative director. However, it remains unclear whether Fosun International will hire him, sources have said.
Hilton McConnico, the artist and set designer who collaborated with a series of fashion houses, has died in Paris. The first American to have his work inducted into the Louvre’s Decorative Arts collection, he was 74.
The house of Jeanne Lanvin has named Olivier Lapidus to be its new artistic director. He replaces Bouchra Jarrar four days after she was fired by the maison’s owner, Shaw-Lan Wang, after just 16 months at the house.