Guillaume Henry

Guillaume Henry

Designer, Carven

In a few seasons, he has given the French label a new identity with its prim but sweet silhouettes and clever details, at contemporary price points.

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France Designers

In a few seasons, he has given the French label a new identity with its prim but sweet silhouettes and clever details, at contemporary price points.

Guillaume Henry's live mosaic

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Biography

Guillaume Henry is creative director of Carven, a role he has held since 2009. Henry studied at the Institut Français de la Mode, on a yearlong course, in which he was taught by professionals rather than academics. "It was an intense 12 month course," he explained to Vogue.co.uk. "One day we would learn about shoes from Pierre Hardy, the next Pierre Bergé would teach us about creating a brand. All the lessons were in English so I had to develop the language quickly alongside everything else I was learning."

Following his graduation from IFM Henry was taken on at Givenchy, then under the creative direction of Julian Macdonald. Henry was part of the design team that presented Givenchy’s collections anonymously, in the interim period before the arrival of current creative director Riccardo Tisci in 2005. "Working with Riccardo was amazing. We worked very closely and I assisted him for a year but eventually I wanted to leave to re-connect with the customer. Riccardo is incredible in terms of fashion proposal and brand image but I missed meeting the client and creating everyday wardrobe pieces."

Career

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