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Givenchy skipping Paris Men's Fashion Week

Givenchy has announced that it will be skipping Paris Men's Fashion Week and Paris Couture Week this summer during the coming round of men's runway shows and presentations.

Recently appointed creative director Clare Waight Keller will show her collection at Paris Fashion Week in October.

The men's spring 2018 collection, which was designed by the brand's in-house team, will be shown via appointments to buyers from June 27 to July 1.

Waight Keller's first couture collection for the house will be shown at Couture Week in January 2018.

Waight Keller is expected to bring back a more refined, and classic aesthetic to Givenchy. She is the brand's sixth couturier and the first woman at the helm.

Prior to Givenchy, she was the designer for Chloé, where she feminine and captivating designs to the brand. Givenchy is expected to move away from the more gothic, architectural inspired designs done under her predecessor Ricardo Tisci.

Her success with leather goods at Chloé will hopefully translate at Givenchy, as they are looking to boost sales in that category.

Photo: via Givenchy Facebook