Jacquemus is a French brand,The French fashion house might not have been around as long as some of the biggest names of fashion, but it has surely made its mark in the past decade.
Who owns Jacquemus?
Simon Porte Jacquemus, the founder and designer of Jacquemus, launched his brand at 19, which is inspired by the South of France and women like his late mother and grandmother. He won LVMH’s coveted Special Jury Prize in 2015. The brand has doubled revenue each year, with 2018 significantly exceeding $11 million in sales, more than half of which occurred online. Celebrity fans include Rihanna, Beyonce and Kim Kardashian.
However, the excitement was short-lived, as the young creative faced tragedy to find out his mother has passed away in a car accident at only 42 years old. The woman who continues to inspire and drive his passions today, he started his renowned fashion house, Jacquemus in honour of his mother. Named after his mother’s maiden name, at only 19 years old, after 1 month in Pairs, Jacquemus took a leap of faith as he mourned the light of his life.
Today Jacquemus is known for being a trendsetter, a more affordable and accessible luxury option and his minimalist yet bold collections. He runs a strong social media presence of playful videos, reels and catwalk images, creating constant iconic insta moments. His shows are not one to miss, from white horses and wheat fields to hot-pink runways, we see some of the biggest models from Kendal Jenner to Gigi Hadid.