Lanvin Logo – Lanvin is a fashion house French, founded by Jeanne Lanvin in 1885. Having formed in the shop of Madame Felix, Jeanne Lanvin opened her own fashion house in Paris in 1885, and quickly drew the favor of many customers, and producing clothing for ladies and girls.
In the twenties fashion house became popular throughout Europe begins to open the Lanvin boutique specializing in different fields of fashion, ranging from Interior Design, to dress for men to underwear. But luck gained the greater the Lanvin brand with the creation of Lanvin Parfums SA in 1924, when the production of perfumes. Will prove particularly successful perfume Arpege and My Sin.
When in 1946 the Lanvin died, ownership passed to the fashion house’s designer daughter, Marie-Blanche de Polignac, who died in 1958, leaving the fashion house to his cousin Yves Lanvin, which appointment as creative director, the designer Belgian Francois Crahay, instead of the previous Antonio Canovas del Castillo. Crahay work for Lanvin until 1984 and its collections Crahay receive the prestigious award Dé d’Or, three times. I’ll get the same recognition also Claude Montana, the artistic director of Lanvin from 1990 to 1992.
In 1994, the brand Lanvin is detected by the cosmetics L’Oreal, greatly increasing their revenue, after a period of relative crisis. In 2001 Lanvin is purchased by the group Harmonie SA, entrepreneur Shaw-Lan Wang, a financial magnate Taiwan. Nell in October of that year, Alber Elbaz is appointed as the new creative director of the company. Over the past year 2000 one of the muse of the designer Alber Elbaz is the English supermodel Lily Donaldson.