|Christopher Kane SS 2013
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Founded by Christopher Kane in 2006 upon his graduation from Central Saint Martin’s College, London, the brand is known for its inventive and imaginative fashion, offering classic yet subtly daring designs.
François-Henri Pinault, Chairman and CEO of PPR, commented:
“Christopher is a truly great talent who has shown a real sense of modernity in the way he mixes elegance and subtle constructions. In just a few years he has built a very distinctive and exciting brand with a unique DNA. I am delighted that Christopher Kane is joining PPR’s portfolio of luxury brands and working with us to further develop his business as a global luxury brand. Christopher Kane is already established as a luxury label and has a tremendous intrinsic growth potential. We thus have great ambitions for the brand and will enable it to benefit from our expertise and know-how while providing the space for it to further develop its own creative identity.”
Christopher Kane, Founder and Creative Director of the brand says:
“We are very excited and honoured to be partnering with PPR for the next stage of development for our brand. PPR have an incredible reputation for building some of the very best luxury brands in the world. They respect our creative vision and they have the expertise and experience to help us build the Christopher Kane brand globally.”