Tiffany Appoints Reed Krakoff to the Newly Created Role of Chief Artistic Officer
In 2016, Reed served as a creative collaborator for Tiffany with the re-launch of a luxury accessories collection, which the Company anticipates will debut for Holiday 2017.
Reed's appointment to this new position continues Tiffany's mission for the past 180 years - to create the most important and beautiful jewelry, accessories and objects for the home - and advances its global commitment to excellence in design, using exemplary materials and craftsmanship.
"Reed's extraordinary talent and deep understanding of iconic American
design, and Tiffany's defining role in its legacy, make him poised for
great success in this new position," said
A three-time CFDA Award winner, Reed is celebrated globally for his contributions to the worlds of fashion, interior design and the arts. Reed formerly served as president and executive creative director of Coach, after holding a senior design role at Ralph Lauren, and most recently helmed his eponymous luxury fashion line of womenswear and accessories.
"I'm honored to join Tiffany as Chief Artistic Officer and fully
dedicate my creative focus to this storied American luxury brand," said
After three-and-a-half years, Francesca Amfitheatrof - who served as Design Director and was responsible for the design of Tiffany & Co. brand jewelry - will leave the Company to pursue other opportunities. She has made important contributions to the portfolio, and Tiffany is deeply grateful for the unique creative perspective she brought to the brand.
Tiffany is the internationally renowned jeweler founded in
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