After 50 years in the fashion industry, renowned designer Jean Paul Gaultier bows out. But fans, be reassured, his high-end fashion and perfume business will continue, even if the man himself takes a step back.
ICONIC JEAN PAUL
Today 67, Gaultier is the one who notoriously put Madonna in a conical bra for a concert and invented the man skirt. Indeed, the designer spent his career pushing the boundaries in fashion, and constantly blurring the lines between men and women’s clothing, rising to fame in the 80s, when he was only a teenager, and provocatively entered the scene at a time when it was fashion decadence.
FOR GOOD ?
Though the “enfant terrible” of French couture dropped the news like a bombshell in a joke video message, it seems that he will be back, but in another area of activity. So, stay tuned on the little secrets… To be continued !
This show celebrating 50 years of my career will also be my last. But rest assured Haute Couture will continue with a new concept. pic.twitter.com/PJCC53K4tm
— Jean Paul Gaultier (@JPGaultier) January 17, 2020