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...

Yesterday evening, May 12th, 2011, L'Oréal Paris welcomed its brand ambassadors Diane Kruger, Ines de La Fressange and Aimee Mullins for an exclusive showcase by pop group Air at its suite in the Hotel Martinez. Jean-Paul Gaultier, Elodie Bouchez and Joshua Jackson also attended this first...

We are quite familiar with Jean-Paul Gaultier's children's line as his popular Junior Gaultier has been featured on Child Mode several times in the past. However, for 2011, the French designer has launched an even smaller version of fashions. The new collection, Gaultier Bebe, fits newborn...

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...

/Rebel Fashion Retrospective Last week, Pursuitist reported on a large Karl Lagerfeld exhibition in Germany, this week there's another one — this time celebrating the influence of renowned French designer and couturier Jean-Paul Gaultier. The exhibit just opened at the Grand Palais in...

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...

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...

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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