[September 9 2020]
FENDI is pleased to announce the appointment of KIM JONES as Artistic Director of haute couture, ready-to-wear and fur collections for women .
KIM JONES will join SILVIA VENTURINI FENDI, third generation of the Fendi family, who will continue to create the accessories and menswear collections.
At the same time he will maintain his role as Artistic Director of DIOR Men.
KIM JONES noted: “I would like to profoundly thank Monsieur ARNAULT, PIETRO BECCARI, SERGE BRUNSCHWIG and SILVIA VENTURINI FENDI for this incredible opportunity. Working across two such prestigious houses is a true honor as a designer and to be able to join the house of FENDI, as well as continuing my work at Dior Men’s, is a huge privilege.”
SILVIA VENTURINI FENDI, Artistic Director of FENDI accessories and menswear, stated: “My warmest welcome to Kim, to whom I am bound by deep respect and friendship. I am looking forward to take the FENDI universe to the next level with him.”
We are looking forward to discovering his first FENDI collection for F/W 2021-22 season during Milan Fashion Week in February.
Photo by Brett Lloyd