It is a woman at the helm of the house Jeanne Lanvin built. On Friday morning, 11.03.2016, the Lanvin chief executive Michèle Huiban confirmed that Bouchra Jarrar had been named artistic director of Lanvin women’s collections. She begins Monday.Lanvin is the oldest couture house continually in existence in Paris.
Bouchra Jarrar, 45, graduated from Paris’ Duperré School of Applied Arts in 1994. After a two-year tenure designing Jean-Paul Gaultier’s licensed jewellery collection, she joined Balenciaga under Josephus Thimister, then-artistic director at the house, and later served as studio director under Nicolas Ghesquiére. She earned the official Haute Couture appellation in 2013. In 2015 French venture capital firm Mode et Finance took a minority investment in Jarrar’s Label, she retains a 74 percent holding in the company.
From Bouchra Jarrar’s Autumn/Winter 2015-16 and Spring/Summer 2016 Haute Couture collections
Lanvin womenswear Autumn/Winter 2016- 2017 collection made by Team.