October 16, 2019

Felipe Oliveira Baptista, Creative Director at Kenzo

In the picture Kenzo Takada. By michell zappa – edited from Kenzo Takada & Helô.

As per LVMH  statement the Nipponese luxury house of Kenzo has appointed Felipe Oliveira Baptista as its novel Creative Director effective as of 1 July 2019.

“We are delighted to welcome Felipe Oliveira Baptista as the new Creative Director of Kenzo. His innovative and modern creative vision and well-rounded artistic approach will enable Kenzo to reach its full potential while respecting its unique heritage”, added Sylvie Colin, Kenzo CEO.

Born in the Azores, Portugal, Felipe Oliveira Baptista graduated from Kingston University in London. He began his career in fashion in Milan before moving to Paris where he settled, working initially forChristophe Lemaire. In 2002, he won the Grand Prix at the Hyères International Festival of Fashion and Photography, a partner of LVMH.

Kenzo was founded in 1970 by Franco-Japanese designer Kenzo Takada

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