Daniel Lee becomes the latest behind-the-scenes talent to take the reins at a top luxury house.
A graduate of Central Saint Martins, the British designer was most recently director of ready-to-wear at Céline.
Maxfield’s former chief branding officer and a former Christie’s communications manager — both of whom worked at Saint Laurent during Hedi Slimane’s tenure — are recent adds to the Céline team.
The Thélios manufacturing plant inaugurated on Tuesday will help support the goals mapped out by management.
The French PR will be reunited with Hedi Slimane, with whom she previously worked at Dior Homme and Saint Laurent.
The privately held firm is deepening its investment in upscale retail.
He is to start at the French house on Feb. 1 and show his first collection next September.
Ten students from presented their ranges styled by Adele Cany.
The luxury power couple is back, although it’s hard to find hot combinations of commercial and creative chiefs.