Hermès' artistic director of womenswear, Christophe Lemaire, has departed the Paris luxury house to focus on his own label. The designer, who took the creative helm in 2010 following Jean Paul Gaultier's departure, will show his final collection for spring/summer 2015 during Paris Fashion Week...

>> Christophe Lemaire, who shows his first Hermes collection in March , says that instead of channeling former Hermes designer Jean Paul Gaultier 's runway extravaganzas, he expects to display his collections in a more intimate setting. The decision reflects his vision for the brand as a...

Christophe Lemaire models his elegant hero after the world of Serguei Parajanvov, accompanied by images of Nicolas de Staëls and John Lury. Championing romance and strength, the wardrobe of Lemaire's man comes together with a completely fleshed out character. From the often soft nature of...

Earlier this year, Uniqlo did every man a solid by coaxing cool French designer Christophe Lemaire in-house as the head of a new line called Uniqlo U. The appointment made nothing if not good business sense for the high street retailer, given that it followed not just one but two sell-out...

Drawing on these notions, distinguished designer Christophe Lemaire and Korean label Bean Pole have come together for Fall/Winter 2012′s "Novö" collection, a range of garments designed around a minimal, clean, urban and somewhat cold aesthetic. Lemaire already has an impressive resume — the...

to the perfectly tailored pants; i want to congratulate my friends at lemaire for another season of solid execution & further aesthetic confidence. i love labels that stick to their guns & don't feel the need to adhere to whatever everyone else is doing in fashion; which is what i feel from...

For two of those years it tapped former Lacoste and Hermès artistic director Christophe Lemaire for a capsule collection that expertly paired high street prices with luxury design. After back-to-back successes it made sense for the Japanese retailer to coax the cool French designer in-house...

I will feel more comfortable talking about it when I actually have something to show, but what is clear is that Hermès is all about this idea of traveling — traveling in space and time. It immediately conjures a nomadic spirit." Lemaire added that Hermès' shows would be going back to more...

A few picks from Christophe Lemaire's Autumn/Winter 2012 collection. The Hermès designer continues his own line, one for anyone who likes to keep their wardrobe monochrome friendly. Volume is the key here, as is the precise layering – sleek and exaggerated in places."In the lead role are...

PARIS – fluid lines, minimalistic design direction- i've been enormously obsessed with christophe lemaire since he was at lacoste as creative director from 2000-2011. upon leaving lacoste, lemaire is now installed as creative director at hermès, refining the houses aesthetic even further from...

 

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