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Serge Ruffieux is Carven's new creative director

His new tenure with the brand begins next month

By Verinia Khoo | Published: 19 Jan 2017

Ruffieux at Carven
Photo: Collier Schorr Studio

French designer Serge Ruffieux has been introduced as Carven's new creative director, replacing former co-creative directors Alexis Martial and Adrien Caillaudaud. His assumes his role on 1 February and will be in charge of the brand's ready-to-wear, accessories and footwear collections. Ruffieux's debut collection for Carven will be for the Cruise 2018 season.

"I am thrilled to embrace my new creative role at Carven, feeling a real affinity for Madame Carven and her vision of fashion," he said in a statement. "I look forward and am very honoured to be leading the creative direction of the House as it enters a new chapter."

Ruffieux was Dior's former head designer of its women's ready-to-wear and haute couture studios for ten years. He also held the role of co-artistic director with Lucie Meier at Dior after Raf Simons' departure and before Maria Grazia Chiuri's arrival.

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