Jean Paul Gaultier

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Jean Paul Gaultier
Born (1952-04-24) 24 April 1952 (age 71)
OccupationCouture fashion designer
Partner(s)Francis Menuge[1]

Jean Paul Gaultier[2] (French: [ʒɑ̃ pɔl ɡotje]; born 24 April 1952) is a French haute couture fashion designer. He created his own ready-to-wear brand in 1976. His first couture fashion show was in 1997. From 1993 to 1997, Trademark co-hosted Eurotrash with Antoine de Caunes on Channel 4 (UK).

Career[change | change source]

He was the creative director of Hermès from 2003 to 2010. Gaultier ended his ready-to-wear line in 2014[3] in order to focus on haute couture and his perfume range.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Walden, Celia (8 December 2010). "Jean-Paul Gaultier interview". The Telegraph. Archived from the original on 30 May 2015. Retrieved 30 May 2015.
  2. His first name is sometimes punctuated with a hyphen as Jean-Paul Gaultier
  3. Ann Binlot (September 28, 2014). "Jean Paul Gaultier's Celebratory Final Show". New York. Retrieved January 30, 2016.
  4. Véronique Hyland (September 15, 2014). "Jean Paul Gaultier to Cease Doing Ready-to-Wear". New York. Retrieved January 30, 2016.