The designer closed her eponymous label to join Lanvin in March 2016, when she replaced the much-loved Alber Elbaz. Revenues at the French fashion house fell drastically by 23 percent in 2016, down to €162 million after a net loss of €18.3 million. Comparatively, in 2015 it reported a profit of €6.3 million.
Jarrar alluded to troubles at the label in March this year.
“I have pressure,” she admitted in a March interview with the South China Morning Post. “I wanted to dedicate my whole self to Lanvin, to relaunch the maison and brand, so I shut my own label down… But I need the whole house’s support; alone it’s impossible.”
Her minimalist, artfully-made streamlined tailoring marked a new direction for Lanvin, which had previously been known for its super feminine, draped cocktail dresses.
From: Harper’s Bazaar UK