Nicolas Ghesquière is Leaving Balenciaga
Hearts break worldwide.
It has just been announced that Nicolas Ghesquière is leaving Balenciaga, where he has been G
olden Child Creative Director since 1997. According to the official statement from parent company PPR, this was a mutual decision and Nicolas will finish up at the end of this month. PPR Chairman François-Henri Pinault called Nicolas "an incomparable creative talent."
There don't seem to be any dramatic plot lines to report and no doubt the much-celebrated designer, who restored the brand to its former glory, will be missed. To quote one online commenter: "WHATTTTTTT. hearts are breaking everywhere."