The Taiwan-born, New York-based designer – who based his personal label in 2007 – has been answerable for your entire womenswear providing from the German style home, together with ready-to-wear and equipment, since his appointment as Boss creative director in 2013.
“I really feel sure that he’ll method all his future initiatives with the identical compelling ardour and zest that he dropped at Hugo Boss – and for which we’re extremely indebted to him at the moment,” chief model officer Ingo Wilts stated forward of Wu’s closing presentation – a “Gallery” assortment, which goals to bridge the hole between Boss’s males’s and ladies’s traces – held in Cedar Lake at this time.
“I really feel like by at this time’s requirements [five years] is a really very long time, which I am very, very pleased with. It is public information that a couple of yr and a half in the past there was a administration change at Hugo Boss. I’ve actually stayed on to assist the model with the transition of its subsequent stage,” Wu commented to WWD. “It is occurring to the subsequent technology and iteration of Hugo Boss. We simply shot the autumn/winter 2018 marketing campaign in January in New York. I am pleased to have helped the model get extra notoriety when it comes to girls’s put on.”
He continued: “I’ve worn many various hats up to now 10 years and all through my complete profession. I’m by no means actually the complaining variety. I like doing lots of issues. Considered one of my greatest idols is Karl Lagerfeld. I believe to have the ability to do so much is lucky. I am actually pleased to have completed so much.”
In contrast to Lagerfeld, who’s on the artistic helm of Chanel and Fendi, in addition to his personal style empire, Wu clarified that he could be “concentrating 100 per cent on my model. We’re Asia and China being a very huge step for me subsequent.”