To confirmed earlier speculations, Nicolas Ghesquiere is named the Louis Vuitton new creative director was officially announced today. He will be replacing Marc Jacobs who departed from Vuitton in October, with an immediate start to bring "a modern creative vision to the house's women's collection, building on the values of refinement, savoir faire and extreme quality"
"I am so happy. It's an excitement. A feeling that what I lived before was preparing me to do this." admitted Ghesquiere in his interview to Suzy Menkes.
Well, I couldn't have been happier either and am looking forward to seeing his first collection for Vuitton.
Photo source: Nicolas Ghesquiere at Balenciaga Fall/Winter 2005 show via stylebistro.com