• Nicolas Ghesquiere and Grace Coddington Talk Fashion, Collaborating, Brigitte Macron and Mick Jagger

    26 days ago - By WWD

    Talk about raw ambition - and talent: An 18-year-old Nicolas Ghesquière told his teary-eyed parents he would skip university, move from the Loire Valley to Paris to work for fashion's enfant terrible, Jean-Paul Gaultier. Without any solid leads, Ghesquière ultimately landed the job, and a few years later plotted his next career move - to “sleeping beauty” Balenciaga. Two years into a job there, the word was that Helmut Lang was the incoming creative director. When the Austrian designer ultimately didn't sign the contract, the then 25-year-old Ghesquière went from stopgap designer to...
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  • Grace Coddington and Nicolas Ghesquière on Working Together, Loving Animals and Shaping Fashion

    Grace Coddington and Nicolas Ghesquière on Working Together, Loving Animals and Shaping Fashion

    26 days ago - By Fashionista

    As part of the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Atelier with Alina Cho conversation series, Grace Coddington and Nicolas Ghesquière sat down with the longtime television correspondent to discuss their recent collaboration, their early careers and their inspirations. When they took the stage...
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