FENDI is pleased to announce the appointment of Kim Jones as Artistic Director of haute couture, ready-to-wear and fur collections for women.
Kim Jones will join Silvia Venturini Fendi, third generation of the Fendi family, who will continue to create the accessories and menswear collections.
Kim Jones加入FENDI后，家族第三代传人Silvia Venturini Fendi将继续负责配饰及男装系列。
Kim Jones will at the same time maintain his role as Artistic Director of DIOR Men.
同时，Kim Jones 仍旧担任Dior男装艺术总监。
Bernard Arnault welcomes this nomination: “Kim Jones is a great talent and since joining, he has continuously proven his ability to adapt to the codes and heritage of the LVMH houses while revisiting them with great modernity and audacity. At FENDI, I am convinced that his vision and passion will highly contribute to the success of the women’s collections.”
Bernard Arnault对这一任命表示欢迎：“Kim Jones是一个伟大的天才，自他加入后，他不断证明自己有能力适应LVMH的格调和传统，同时以摩登和大胆的态度来重新审视它们。在FENDI，我相信他的远见和热情将续写并促进女装系列的成功。”
Kim Jones noted: “I would like to profoundly thank Monsieur Arnault, Pietro Beccari, Serge Brunschwig and Silvia Venturini Fendi for this incredible opportunity. Working across two such prestigious houses is a true honour as a designer and to be able to join the house of FENDI as well as continuing my work at Dior Men’s is a huge privilege.”
Kim Jones 表示：“我要深切地感谢Arnault先生，Pietro Beccari, Serge Brunschwig 和 Silvia Venturini Fendi给我这个难得的机会。作为一名设计师，同时在两家享有盛誉的时装屋工作是一种真正的荣誉。能够加入FENDI并继续我在Dior男装的工作，是莫大的荣幸。”
Serge Brunschwig, FENDI’s Chairman and CEO declared: “I am thrilled to welcome Kim Jones at FENDI. Kim is one of the most talented and relevant designers of today. With Silvia Venturini Fendi, who has virtuously carried on FENDI and Karl Lagerfeld legacy, Kim will bring his contemporary one of a kind point of view into the world of FENDI.”
FENDI董事长兼首席执行官Serge Brunschwig表示：“我非常高兴Kim Jones加入FENDI。Kim是当今最有才华最有价值的设计师之一。与这位出色地继承了FENDI和Karl Lagerfeld文化精髓的Silvia Venturini Fendi女士一同工作，Kim会将他自己独特的观点一同带入到FENDI的世界。”
Silvia Venturini Fendi, Artistic Director of FENDI accessories and menswear, stated: “My warmest welcome to Kim, to whom I am bound by deep respect and friendship. I am looking forward to take the FENDI universe to the next level with him.”
FENDI配饰及男装艺术总监Silvia Venturini Fendi表示：“我由衷地、热烈地欢迎Kim的到来，我对他充满了深深的敬意和情谊。我期待着与他一起，将FENDI的世界带到一个全新的舞台。”
Kim Jones will present his first FENDI ready-to-wear collection for Fall/Winter 2021-22 season during Milan Fashion Week in February.