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Marc Jacobs for Louis Vuitton – The end of a fashion era

In the last few days all the fashion media mourn the end of the 16-year liaison between Louis Vuitton and Marc Jacobs, whose role as creative director could be given soon to Nicolas Ghesquière, who in turn was forced to leave the same position at Balenciaga one year ago.
As usual, the “betting game for the new creative director” has already begun: someone talks about a migration of Raf Simons to Vuitton, leaving his place at Dior to Ghesquière; some others talk about a transfer of Phoebe Philo, who in recent years has launched Celine among the top cutting-edge brand of LVMH. This funny-but-worrying betting game reminds us how the role of creative director is a tough but unstable conquest, depending on the will of the CEO.

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