Dries Van Noten, one of the most authentic and successful independent designer fashion houses, founded in Antwerp in 1986, and Puig have entered into a strategic partnership establishing the basis for a long-term growth.
Puig will be the majority owner alongside Dries, who remains, over the long term, a significant minority shareholder. Additionally, Dries Van Noten will continue as Chief Creative Officer and Chairman of the Board.
The Dries Van Noten creative vision distinguishes itself among its peers, with spectacular longevity, unparalleled success and a fiercely loyal customer base. Dries Van Noten’s distinctive focus is in designing exquisite garments and accessories for men and women.
Puig and Dries Van Noten, two privately owned companies, share a common cultural foundation and core values and are each committed to prudent and intuitive growth. The creation of their partnership follows an exciting period of discussion on shared goals and ambitions during which a special relationship has been forged between the two companies and their teams. Their partnership confidently reinforces the promise of the Dries Van Noten brand and creative voice.