Though he's been the front runner for months despite endless rumours and guess-who speculation, the official announcement was made on Twitter this afternoon, opening up a whole host of questions.
Does he have what it takes to step into Marc's 16-year-old LV shoes?
Can he bring the drama, seduction and avant-garde luxury Vuitton's women's collections have become known for?
Here's what the Twitterati think...
Nicolas Ghesquière as the new art director of Louis Vuitton's women's collection? Interesting.— DK (@Paperbackwritin) November 4, 2013
OMG YES, YOU GO NICOLAS GHESQUIERE.— Keira Crowther (@keiracrowther) November 4, 2013
Nicolas Ghesquiere, trending worldwide - what a wonderful way to start what is sure to be a wonderful tenure at Louis Vuitton!— Miranda C D (@oneandonlybear) November 4, 2013
So Nicolas Ghesquière is the new LV design director,note:for Womenswear only.Is that a test or what? pic.twitter.com/fqKZQdWUxx— Lady Sybilia (@Sybilia) November 4, 2013
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