Louise Trotter to leave her role as creative director of Joseph after nine years.
Designer’s last collection will be the Pre-Fall 2018, and she will officially exit at the end of August. She said in a statement:
“Working for Joseph has been an incredible experience, and I feel very lucky to have been surrounded by such an amazing and talented team who worked alongside me with passion and creativity. I would like to extend my heartfelt thanks to my team and the brilliant collaborators who have travelled on this journey with me.”
With new successor announced in due course, Hirosuke Takagi, the chief executive officer of Joseph spoke of Trotter’s contribution to the brand and the ‘foundation she has built for its continuous success’. He added:
“In particular our international expansion, the launch of menswear and, most recently, accessories.”