Headed by Adélaïde de Clermont-Tonnerre, editor in chief of the magazine, the group also includes television presenter Stéphane Bern.
The designer plans to remain a board member of the Kering Foundation, and collaborate closely with Kering on sustainability in fashion.
“It’s a once in a lifetime opportunity,” McCartney said in an exclusive interview.
Coats were de rigueur at the beachside awards show, where Greta Gerwig, Allison Janney, Frances McDormand, Timothée Chalamet and “Get Out” won.
Guests including Isabelle Huppert and Jane Birkin admired the French New Wave director’s gold statuette.
The initiatives mark the first steps of his label’s planned expansion under its new partnership with the billionaire Pinault family.
The charter on the well-being of models introduced by Kering and LVMH had wide-ranging effects across the industry this season.
Model Louise Parker blasted the brand for canceling her booking and called out parent company Kering over its model charter.
Model protection charter is too narrow, some say.
The two French powerhouses are banning size zero from the catwalk and fashion shoots.