The famed designer, who founded the house of Givenchy in 1952, has died.
But “nothing is official for the moment,” said one source.
Among them is Mayhoola Group, which in past years has held several rounds of talks with majority owner Shaw-Lan Wang, industry sources said.
In addition to jewel-covered shoes, Choo also partnered with Gènavant on shoe-inspired jewelry.
He is to join the French house on Feb. 1 and show his first collection next September.
The English designer is to show his last collection for the French brand on Thursday.
The show, “Azzedine Alaïa: The Couturier,” will run May 10 to Oct. 7 at the Design Museum in London.
The United Kingdom’s Advertising Standards Authority ordered that this sexually suggestive campaign by a men’s shoe label be amended.
Lanvin’s new chief wants to strengthen its ties with the art world.
The star will represent Fendi, which has collaborated with the department store on some of its festive window displays.