Lacoste’s Designer Is Leaving

Lacoste, fall 2010.

After his spring 2011 show in September, creative director Christophe Lemaire will leave Lacoste, the label confirmed. Lemaire was just named the new creative director of Hermès, succeeding Jean Paul Gaultier. Lemaire has also been working as the artistic director of women's ready-to-wear for Hermès. Lacoste plans to name a new designer by year's end. [WWD]