By  on May 21, 2013

PARIS — Paco Rabanne said Lydia Maurer, its artistic director of women’s ready-to-wear, is exiting the company after a year in the role.

Last June, the fashion house promoted Maurer, its hip and young studio design director, to the creative helm. She succeeded Indian designer Manish Arora, who exited the Puig-owned fashion house after a two-season collaboration reawakened its dormant fashion business.

Maurer, 30, joined the Paco Rabanne studio in November 2011.

RELATED STORY: Paco Rabanne Fall 2013 >>

She “brought new spirit of femininity and modernity” and “contributed to raising the profile of the house on the international fashion stage,” the company said, noting Maurer worked on the spring 2013 and fall collections.

A Rabanne spokeswoman said a successor for Maurer would be named in the next few months.

To continue reading this article...

To Read the Full Article

Tap into our Global Network

Of Industry Leaders and Designers

load comments
blog comments powered by Disqus