Pharrell will present his debut collection for
Notably, the runway is scheduled two days prior to Vuitton’s usual Thursday slot on the men’s calendar. Pharrell’s debut will be among the most-anticipated events during the French Fashion Week, which is scheduled to run from June 20 to 25 with 43 shows and 38 presentations.
Pharrell was named the Maison’s menswear creative director in February, becoming the first designer to follow Virgil Abloh at the brand’s helm, after the former visionary’s death in November of 2021. In just under one month, the fashion world will finally be able to see where the House is headed under Pharrell’s leadership.
Elsewhere on the calendar, newcomers include Burç Akyol, a finalist for the LVMH Prize for Young Designers, as well as Koché, who previously showed on the women’s schedule. Tentpole brands, including Rick Owens, Givenchy, Dior, Loewe, Hermès, Wales Bonner, Amiri, Dries Van Noten, Ami Alexandre Mattiussi, Junya Watanabe, Paul Smith, Comme des Garçons, Kenzo, Kidsuper, Marine Serre, Sacai and Ludovic de Saint Sernin, among others, also appear on the calendar.
Notably, after Rhuigi Villaseñor’s departure from Bally, the designer’s flagship label Rhude will return to the calendar, after the brand opted out of the schedule last season. Not on the calendar are Saint Laurent, which will instead stage its men’s runway in Berlin on June 12, and Celine, which has not yet disclosed plans for its men’s showcase.
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