Jones succeeds Karl Lagerfeld who designed womenswear for the brand for over 50 years before his death in 2019 and will be working closely with Silvia Venturini Fendi, who will create the accessories and menswear collections for the Italian brand.
“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.”
Kim Jones will present his first Fendi ready-to-wear collection for Autumn/Winter 2021-22 season during Milan Fashion Week in February.