Fashion brands have long been eager to dress pop stars to get their name into the limelight. At Louis Vuitton, the world’s biggest luxury house, it’s the other way around: the pop star designs for the brand. Bernard Arnault, the world’s richest person and CEO of Louis Vuitton parent LVMH, appointed Pharrell Williams, 49-year-old film producer, songwriter and self-styled “Son of a Pharoah” as the new creative director for Louis Vuitton’s menswear.
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