Fashion: Nicolas Ghesquière Goes to Louis Vuitton

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The speculation over the biggest fashion upheaval of the year is finally over: Nicolas Ghesquière has been named as the new artistic director of women’s collections at Louis Vuitton, succeeding Marc Jacobs.
That’s great news. Fashion as a whole has felt curiously lopsided since Ghesquière leftBalenciaga in 2012—a sensation almost like losing an engine, since he’s piloted such a huge number of trends over the past decade. Just one example: Why did we find ourselves suddenly wearing extreme platforms from 2006 onwards—and why have some women never come down from them?

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