Nicolas Ghesquiere

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Birthday
9, 1971
Birthplace
France
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
9, 1971 (age 48)
Birthplace
France

About

Best known for his creative direction of the women's department of the Louis Vuitton clothing and accessories line, this French-born fashion designer also headed the Balenciaga fashion house.

Before Fame

He began designing clothes when he was just twelve years old. By his late teens, he was working as an assistant to Haute Couture designer Jean-Paul Gaultier.

Trivia

The Council of Fashion Designers of America voted him the 2000 Women's Clothing Designer of the Year.

Family Life

He grew up in Comines, Nord, France, as the child of a golf course manager father.

Associated With

In late 2013, he replaced Marc Jacobs as director of Louis Vuitton's women's fashion collection.