Lanvin is a French based company and a fashion house of multinational spirit. It was founded in 1889 by Jeanne Lanvin. Today it not only operates for French but its reach is worldwide. The headquarters are in Paris, France. Michele Huiban is the CEO, Bouchra Jarrar is the designer of women’s collection by it and Lucas Ossendrijver is the designer of men’s collection. The Parent service of Lanvin Paris is Harmonie S.A. it deals in ready-to-wear, fragrance, accessories and jewelry.
It all began when the company made clothes for her daughter Marie-Blanche de Polignac, which resulted in the critical acclaim from the nobles who desired to have similar made for their children. Now, the brand took a step further and commenced to design clothes and gowns for their mothers. Unbelievably the richest clientele joined in to procure clothes from its recently opened boutique on the rue du Faubourg Saint-Honore, Paris. In the year 1909, the label became part of Syndicat de la Couture and which declared it as a formal couturiere.
In the 1920’s when the Lanvin empire was beginning to march toward a rip-roaring success, stores were opened that were offering home décor, furs and lingerie and menswear collection yet another feather was added to her cap when the group launched Lanvin Parfums SA in 1924. It was so much loved that in 1925 “My Sin”. fragrance was launched and became a success.