Givenchy appoints Matthew Williams as new creative director

Givenchy, a brand of the LVMH Group, announced on Monday that 34-year-old designer Matthew M. Williams will become the brand’s new creative director. Williams is the founder of luxury street brand 1017 ALYX 9SM. This is his first time as a big creative director. His predecessor, Clare Waight Keller, left in April. He will formally join the job on June 16, and will exhibit his first series in Paris in October. Williams will continue to independently operate the 1017 ALYX 9SM brand.