Pharrell Williams Named Louis Vuitton's New Men's Creative Director | Pharrell Williams is set to become the next menswear designer for Louis Vuitton.
If the position is filled by Williams, he would be the second Black American to be appointed to the head design position of the famed luxury brand. MORE: Pharrell Williams Meets with President of France to Advocate for Internet Safety Advertisement The appointment of Pharrell looks to continue to build upon post-pandemic momentum, which has led Louis Vuitton to be the largest market-evaluated brand in Europe, launching Bernard Arnault, LVMH chairman, and CEO, over Elon Musk as the worlds richest person. MORE: Pharrell Williams Announces the Return of Something in the Water Festival to Virginia Beach in 2023 At publishing, representatives for Pharrell did not offer a comment to the WSJ. Throughout his career, Pharrell has become one of the biggest Hip-Hop producers of all time, individually and as half of The Neptunes. In the fashion wing of his career, Pharrell partnered with Japanese fashion icon Nigo to create Billionaire Boys Club and the Ice Cream sneaker brand. Update: Louis Vuitton has officially announced Pharrell as the new Mens Creative Director. Louis Vuitton is delighted to welcome @Pharrellas its new Mens Creative Director. His first collection for Louis Vuitton will be revealed next June during Men's Fashion Week in Paris. #LouisVuitton