Uniqlo teams up with Lemaire
Fashion retailer Uniqlo is set to partner with French label Lemaire, which was founded by Christophe Lemaire the former artistic director at Hermes. The menswear and womenswear collections will be on sale at Uniqlo both in-store and online from Autumn/Winter 2015.
Tadashi Yanai the chairman and president of Fast Retailing said of the collaboration:
"Lemaire's approach to design respects individuality and merges perfectly with the Uniqlo LifeWear philosophy, aimed at making life better. I myself am really looking forward to getting a glimpse of the results of our tie up, and am thrilled that we are able to bring it to our customers around the world."
Chistophe Lemaire, along with designer Sarah-Linh Tran made the following statement:
"We have always dreamt to work with Uniqlo. Uniqlo designs qualitative and made for all garments for everyday life, for everyone. It is also our approach to fashion, and the philosophy of Lemaire."