After much speculation since the departure of Christopher Bailey as Creative Director of Burberry, the British label has released an official statement announcing Riccardo Tisci as its new Chief Creative Officer .
And now, he is set to join Burberry, effective 12th March 2018, relocating from Paris to London.
“I am delighted that Riccardo is joining Burberry as Chief Creative Officer. Riccardo is one of the most talented designers of our time. His designs have an elegance that is contemporary and his skill in blending streetwear with high fashion is highly relevant to today’s luxury consumer. Riccardo’s creative vision will reinforce the ambitions we have for Burberry and position the brand firmly in luxury.” – Marco Gobbetti
“I am honoured and delighted to be joining Burberry as its new Chief Creative Officer and reuniting with Marco Gobbetti. I have an enormous respect for Burberry’s British heritage and global appeal and I am excited about the potential of this exceptional brand.” – Riccardo Tisci