Nicolas Ghesquière Remembers his First Kiss and the Time he Sewed His Mother’s Ski Overalls Into a Dress

by W Magazine Team

The Louis Vuitton creative director sits down with Lynn Hirschberg to talk about his “family fashion spirit,” his mentor Jean Paul Gaultier, and being terrified when he got his big break at age 25. He wants to change the misconception about designers working in an ivory tower. “When I start a collection, I try to be very agile about the creative process,” he says.