British-American designer Harris Reed named managing director of Nina Ricci – 09/21/2022

British-American designer Harris Reed, known for the masculine fluidity of his pieces, was named the artistic director of Nina Ricci, making her, at the age of 26, is the “young designer” at the helm of the brand. this Wednesday (21).

“Brave, bold, explosive: Harris will bring new perspectives” to the house founded in 1932, the statement said.

Reed became director of “haute couture and fragrances”, Nina Ricci detailed to AFP.

The young actor declared himself “willing to challenge (…) the identity of women in this brand”.

Harris Reed describes himself as a “queer” activist, defending theater composers in the genre and actors on the border between men and women. With his style, he wants to “fight for beauty and water”, he explained on his Instagram.

Reed was described by Vogue as “Harry Styles’ fashion secret”, as he was central to the construction of his image.

This includes the ‘styling’ of the satin dress and dress ensemble for the cover of Vogue 2020. Selena Gomez, Adele and Lil Nas X have also used their work.

Shortly after graduating from the prestigious school Central Saint Martins, he presented a collection at London Fashion Week in 2021 – the first to open the differences between menswear and womenswear. women’s clothing

He is showing his work at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, as part of the exhibition “The art of men’s ready-to-wear”.

Harris Reed will present his first collection for Nina Ricci “at the beginning of 2023”, a year after the departure of his predecessors, the Dutch designer duo Rushemy Botter and Lisi Herrebrugh.

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