The future of men’s fashion is female

by MR Magazine Staff

English designer Clare Waight Keller, has been Givenchy’s artistic director since 2017, overseeing both menswear and womenswear for the venerable French fashion house. It was her vision for a new, more holistic version of the brand that helped her land the job. “My initial process going in, and actually even in the talks of looking to join Givenchy, was about the fact that I very much saw the house as a very strong vision of a couple,” Waight Keller told me when we first met, in Florence, Italy, this past June. She explained that she drew inspiration from the relationship between the house’s namesake and founder, Hubert de Givenchy, and the actress Audrey Hepburn, who began working together early in the 1950s. “You kind of always saw them as this fashion couple,” Waight Keller said. Read more at GQ.