Givenchy appoints Thom Walker as Makeup Creative Director
British makeup artist Thom Walker has been named as the new Creative Director of Givenchy Makeup.
In his role Walker will oversee the development of Givenchy’s new makeup lines and the creative direction of its communication campaigns. He will also be the spokesperson of Givenchy makeup.
Walker was born in Northern England and trained in Paris, with a career spanning freelance collaborations with fashion and beauty brands, as well as celebrities. He has also created makeup looks in editorials for magazines including i-D, AnOther, W Magazine, Dazed and Confused and Vogue.
Walker is stepping into the role after his predecessor Nicolas Degennes left last May, following a career that lasted almost 22 years.
Romain Spitzer, CEO of Givenchy Parfums, said: “We are looking forward to this collaboration with Thom. His knowledge of the fashion scene, his distinctive style and his innovative yet natural approach to makeup are the perfect match for the elegant yet bold world of Givenchy beauty. I am thrilled that he is now contributing his talent and creativity to our makeup and to its international success.”
Thom Walker added: “I am delighted to be joining Givenchy as their new Makeup Creative Director. We share an appreciation for beautiful yet bold femininity – defined elegance and individuality. It will be exciting to bring creative expression and new product innovation by collaborating with the Givenchy team and makeup artists from around the world.”