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Kris Van Assche to Mentor Fashion Students at Polimoda

PAY IT FORWARD: Kris Van Assche is joining the ranks of designers with a side gig in education. The former Dior men’s wear designer will be mentoring the Master in Creative Direction program at Florentine fashion school Polimoda. “I am looking forward to meeting this new generation and I hope,...
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Kris Van Assche Announces Departure From Berluti After 3 Years

Kris Van Assche is leaving his position as artistic director at Berluti after three years. The designer had succeeded Haider Ackermann to lead the house in 2018 following his time at Dior for 11 years. “These three years at Berluti have been extremely intense. Reinventing and reshaping the brand’s DNA,...
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Kris Van Assche Is Leaving Berluti

Kris Van Assche is officially leaving Berluti. The Belgian designer, who’s led the menswear and leather goods brand as artistic director since 2018, announced his departure this morning over Instagram. “While Berluti [@berluti] will be taking a new approach to it’s collections and calendar, I feel grateful for all I...

Kris Van Assche and Berluti Go Their Separate Ways

A decade after launching Berluti as the LVMH group’s first and only exclusively “masculine” marque in ready-to-wear, its CEO Antoine Arnault today signaled another shift for the house: Kris Van Assche is departing as designer after three years. Explaining the change, Arnault said: “In order to maintain our commitment to...
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Kris Van Assche Ups Ken’s Fashion Cred for His 60th

Kris Van Assche wasn’t allowed to play with Ken dolls when he was a child. That’s no longer the case. In fact, as part of the celebration of Ken’s 60th birthday on March 11, the creative director of Berluti was tapped by Mattel to create three of his own versions of the famed doll and dress them in some of Berluti’s newest fashions. Van Assche also created a special beach buggy for the collaboration that will whisk the dolls on a fantasy trip between Paris and Los Angeles.
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