Givenchy Spring 2015 Menswear | Paris Fashion Week

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A four-seat Cessna airplane, exploding in four directions was at the center of Givenchy’s circular catwalk, an installation by Dutch artist Paul Veroude. WWD questionned: “Was it a signal of the military undercurrent in Riccardo Tisci’s spring men’s wear, full of multi-pocket aviator jackets dangling ripcord zipper pulls? Or was it perhaps symbolic of a designer pulled in too many directions?”. See the show after the jump and discover that its closer of the latter presumption with a lot of different influences, jumping from schoolboy short sets to black skullcaps from a bygone era of hip-hop. But Tisci stayed focus on sharp lines and slim tailoring.

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Thomas Tait is the winner of LVMH Prize

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Thomas Tait and Delphine Arnault.
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Thomas Tait has been named winner of the inaugural LVMH Young Fashion Designer Prize. He won 300,000 euros and a year of coaching. The final took place at the headquarters of LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton in the presence of a prestigious jury comprising Karl Lagerfeld, Marc Jacobs, Nicolas Ghesquière, Raf Simons, Phoebe Philo and Riccardo Tisci, along with Kenzo’s creative duo Humberto Leon and Carol Lim, sat on the jury with Delphine Arnault, who spearheaded the prize initiative, along with LVMH executives Pierre-Yves Roussel and Jean-Paul Claverie.

Miuniku by sisters Nikita and Tina Sutradhar and Shayne Oliver Hood by Air won the special prizes.

Shayne Oliver, Hood by Air, sisters Nikita and Tina Sutradhar, Miuniku  and Thomas Tait.

The winners: Shayne Oliver, Hood by Air, Thomas Tait and sisters Nikita and Tina Sutradhar, Miuniku.
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The finalists and the prestigious jury.  Via Bureau Betak's Instagram.

The winners and the prestigious jury.
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The finalists and Delphine Arnault.  Via bureaubetak's Instagram.

The finalists and Delphine Arnault.
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Riccardo Tisci’s Tuxedos collection for Givenchy

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French fashion house Givenchy has created a capsule collection of tuxedos designed by creative director Riccardo Tisci. Destined for a place amongst the fashion house’s classic pieces, Tisci approaches the classic tuxedo with slim elegant designs. The three looks carry the designer’s signature style for evening, slim lapels, square shoulders, contrasting materials and a finish of two-toned dress shoes, with every piece made in the couture tradition of the Givenchy ateliers.

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Givenchy opened first flagship in Japan

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Givenchy just opened its first flagship in Japan, Tokyo on May 16, 2014. Located in Omotesando district, in a futuristic building, the store takes its inspiration from brand’s Parisian location on rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré. The location features five rooms presenting full product range of ready-to-wear, menswear and accessories. Local VIPs, creative director Riccardo Tisci, Naomi Campbell as well as the house’s German-American CEO, Sebastian Suhl came for celebrate the opening event.

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Givenchy FW 2014/15 – Paris Fashion Week

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Photos credit: Giovanni Giannoni / WWD.

Womanly. The word means different things to different people. In fashion it’s usually code for clothes for a mature audience in silhouettes that stem from the traditional. Proper wife, mother and lady stuff, but with a tinge of desire. Riccardo Tisci redefined this premise with his incredible fall collection, amplifying the sensuality and subverting the traditional while layering on fantasy, modernity and loads of luxury. There were furs and they were fabulous.

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Riccardo Tisci’s debut collection for Nike

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RICCARDO TISCI has unveiled his debut collection for Nike – four pairs of trainers based upon the sport brand’s most celebrated style, the Air Force 1. “The shoe is universal yet somehow very personal,” said Tisci. “I travel all over the world, and I see people wearing the Air Force 1, and they wear it in so many different ways. And so I was thinking, what is the essence of the Air Force 1? And how do I take that essence and make my own statement?”

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Nike and Riccardo Tisci announce collaboration

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Givenchy creative director Riccardo Tisci revealed to Style.com his collaboration with Nike. This partnership marked by the logo “Nike RT” will be available in stores and on Nike.com this Spring. “For me, Nike represents a lot: my childhood, America,” said Tisci. “We were impressed by his vision,” Ian Ginoza, Nike’s Global Footwear Director, said. Looking forward to see more about this collaboration.

Givenchy Pre Fall 2014

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Riccardo Tisci added various current visual preoccupations on his instagram feed. Bauhaus, Gustav Klimt, Africa, Surrealism, Piet Mondrian – between others – have been shared on his moodboard 2.0. But in the end, the main inspiration for this collection was his considerable achievements at the house of Givenchy. See Givenchy Pre Fall 2014 collection after the jump.

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Givenchy plans to capitalize on momentum

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“I think the brand was really just waiting to explode.” So says Sebastian Suhl, chief executive officer at Givenchy, who is igniting an ambitious project to magnify the French firm’s retail footprint and capitalize on the brand momentum fueled by its creative director, Riccardo Tisci.

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Suhl plans to put significant investments in building a store network. He unveiled his strategy to open 26 boutiques next year. His aim is to contributing half of revenues by 2015, up from about a quarter today.

Doberman-Print Backpack by Givenchy

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The painterly doberman is one of Givenchy’s signature this season. This backpack features leather trims and embellished shoulder straps with this canine imagery which can be perfect to galvanize a look. This bag is available at select Givenchy retailers and on Mr Porter.

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Givenchy Spring 2014 Men’s pre-collection

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The Givenchy Spring 2014 Men’s Collection is infused with a Latin influence combining to a myriad of prints such as floral, camouflage and flame. The Riccardo Tisci’s men designs mirrors the womenswear Fall collection presenting a juxtaposition of prints.

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Carine Roitfeld styles and stars in Givenchy’s Fall 2013 Campaign

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For the Givenchy‘s Fall 2013 campaign, Riccardo Tisci tapped his close friend Carine Roitfeld to style and also to appear in it with her daughter, Julia Restoin Roitfeld. This latest advertising effort also featured Amanda Seyfried, the new face of Very Irresistible Givenchy perfume, Spanish actor Quim Gutiérrez, models Mariano Ontañon and Dalianah Arekion which were shot by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott, and will break mid-July.

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