Givenchy says bonjour to Williams, au revoir to history-maker

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Givenchy says bonjour to Williams, au revoir to history-maker

Matthew Williams is the seventh creative director of the maison and will show his first collection in October

Sahil Harilal

Givenchy, since its inception in 1952, has been a fashion titan, with the world’s eyes on every collection and each creative director understanding and interpreting the house’s foundations from a personal perspective.

For the past three years, the brand has been under the leadership of Clare Waight Keller, who, until her departure in April, was the first female creative director in the maison’s history. She famously designed the Duchess of Sussex’s wedding dress in 2018. 

On June 15, on Instagram, Givenchy announced her successor, American Matthew Williams. ..

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