LVMH Is Trusting Kim Jones to Define Fendi's Post-Karl Look
The British designer is following in the footsteps of fashion multi-tasker Karl Lagerfeld, becoming artistic director for womenswear at Rome-based Fendi while keeping his job as designer of Dior Homme.
The 35 year-old former racecar driver — son of designer Miuccia Prada and chairman Patrizio Bertelli — is restructuring the Milanese group from the inside out. ‘Everything’s changing so that everything can stay the same,’ said the BoF 500 cover star about readying Prada for its next chapter.
BoF founder and editor-in-chief Imran Amed speaks to veteran modelling agent Chris Gay to understand the shifting power dynamics in the modelling industry and how models can build a career that stands the test of time.