It is official. Solely a couple of days after presenting his final catwalk present, Riccardo Tisci is leaving Burberry, the posh style home calling Daniel Lee to take over.
Tisci helped on the wheel model to youthful clients throughout its five-year tenure, arising with the brand new Thomas Burberry ‘TB’ motif, which has since featured closely on its merchandise.
Nevertheless, ca Vogue factors out that CEO Marco Gobbetti left the corporate final yr, with most within the trade speculating that it was solely a matter of time earlier than the designer retired.
For these unfamiliar, the British designer was artistic director at Italian label Bottega Veneta from 2018 to 2021 and has beforehand designed for the likes of Celine, Maison Margiela, Balenciaga and Donna Karan.
Lee might be tasked with presenting his first assortment at London Style Week in February.
“I am honoured to affix Burberry as Chief Inventive Officer. Along with the crew, we’ll write the subsequent thrilling chapter for this legendary British luxurious model, persevering with its storied legacy and constructing on Riccardo’s legacy,” Lee famous in a press launch.
“I’m very delighted to return to London, a metropolis that helps pioneering creativity and continues to encourage me.”
[via Reuters and Vogue, cover image via Roman Zaiets | Dreamstime.com]