All held the promise that Jean Paul Gaultier would parade punk couture, hardly a new idea for him, and not exactly a thrilling prospect for us, especially given that the designer has been going through a dry spell of late. But something magical happened on Gaultier's catwalk today. A living...

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....

>> Puig , the parent company of Carolina Herrera, Nina Ricci, and Paco Rabanne, may soon be adding Jean Paul Gaultier to its portfolio. It has reportedly entered into exclusive negotiations for Hermes International's 45 percent stake in Gaultier and is also said to be purchasing some shares...

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...

When attempting to articulate the delightful spectacle of the current Montreal Museum of Fine Arts exhibition on designer Jean Paul Gaultier, I caught myself using several film analogies to try and give the exhibition its due credit. I likened the twists and turns of the thematic organization...

Jean Paul Gaultier Collection Createur. During the publicized events, shoppers will enjoy 15% off full price merchandise and receive a special gift with purchase of $250 at all three locations. Complimentary champagne and Baci chocolates will be served while gaining first access to the...

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...

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...

 

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