Puig acquires Jean-Paul Gaultier Jean-Paul Gaultier has been bought by Spanish cosmetics group Puig, who acquired a majority share. The group, which also owns Nina Ricciand Paco Rabanne, bought the 45% stake from Hermes and around 15% from its eponymous designer Jean-Paul Gaultier. Gaultier...

Hermès and Jean Paul Gaultier may now be parting ways entirely: After Gaultier left his position as Hermès's womenswear designer last spring, the company kept its 45 percent stake in Gaultier's eponymous label. But now Hermès is looking to sell their shares of Gaultier, which has yet to turn a...

Confirming wide speculation, we're told that next week the Spanish luxury conglomerate Puig will, from its Barcelona headquarters, announce it has acquired Hermès' 45% stake in Jean Paul Gaultier, edging out Interparfums in what would appear to be a win-win-win for the three parties....

" Hermès Sells Stake in Gaultier's Fashion House(IHT) "'I am delighted with this move for a house that is dear to our heart,' Patrick Thomas, the Hermès chief executive, said in a statement. 'I am convinced that the alliance between Jean Paul Gaultier and the Puig family will take the house...

Jean Paul Gaultier has been purchased by Spanish cosmetics group Puig, who acquired a majority share. The designer, who founded the company in 1982, retains a 40 percent stake in the business and will continue to focus on designing couture and ready-to-wear collections. Manuel Puig, vice...

Apparently, after Jean Paul Gaultier decided to leave Hermes in May 2010, Lang was the firm favorite to replace Gaultier as Hermes creative director,reports. But: When Hermes courted Lang, he refused — he wanted to continue his newfound career as an artist instead of returning to fashion —...

Excepting for a black evening gown that pulled an applause boom, the collection was vintage Gaultier, with several allowances to large part of market appeal in spite of a new paymaster who assures to make the struggling brand of the fashion house beneficial by 2016. Jean-Paul Gaultier's...

After severing all his ties with Hermès, Jean Paul Gaultier sold a controlling stake in his eponymous line to Spanish group Puig in April The corporate restructuring of that exchange, from Hermès to Puig, was his reason for the toned down runway show. In actuality, he called the SS12 show a...

The third and fourth nights feature prêt-à-porter brands including Ermanno Scervino, Carolina Herrera, Nina Ricci, Hervé Léger, Paule Ka Black Carpet Collections, Walid Atallah, Amato by Furne One and DAS Collection. Evian is one of the supporters of the regional event, promoting its...

After a few weeks of negotiations, Spanish luxury group Puig signed a deal to buy a 60 percent stake in the Jean Paul Gaultier fashion house, purchasing all 45 percent previously held by Hermès International and an additional 15 percent from Gaultier himself. The designer still holds the...

 

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