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Gilhart Joins French Fédération to Support Young Designers

Fri 31 Jan

The Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode, French fashion’s governing body, is introducing a committee to support young designers.

Four international ambassadors have been named as part of the program, presided over by Serge Carreira, who was chosen to head the initiative for emerging designers in October. Julie Gilhart, fashion consultant and chief development officer at Tomorrow Ltd., will represent the U.S., while Herbert Hofmann, creative director and head of buying at Highsnobiety, represents Europe; stylist Jenke-Ahmed Tailly represents Africa, and investor, consultant and philanthropist Wendy Yu represents China.