Louis Vuitton has announced Pharrell Williams as its new Men's Creative Director. Williams' first collection for Louis Vuitton will be revealed next June during Men's Fashion Week in Paris.
Pharrell Williams is a visionary whose creative universes expand from music to art and fashion – establishing himself as a global cultural icon over the past twenty years. According to the brand, the way in which Pharrell Williams breaks boundaries across the various worlds he explores aligns with its status as a Cultural Maison, reinforcing its values of innovation, pioneer spirit, and entrepreneurship.
Commenting on the partnership, Pietro Beccari, Louis Vuitton's Chairman and CEO, said,
"I am glad to welcome Pharrell back home, after our collaborations in 2004 and 2008 for Louis Vuitton, as our new Men's Creative Director. His creative vision beyond fashion will undoubtedly lead Louis Vuitton towards a new and very exciting chapter."