Musician, author, and producer Questlove talks with the creative directors of KENZO–Carol Lim and Humberto Leon–at the Fast Company Innovation Festival. Read Full Story
To showcase their second archive-diving La Collection Memento for Kenzo, Carol Lim and Humberto Leon tucked a traditional runway show inside a three-act play performed by Japanese Kagura dancers and based on the legend “Yamata no Orochi,” which, according to Wednesday night’s performance by the...
Danielle Brooks is all smiles as she arrives at premiere of Cabiria, Charity, Chastity hosted by Kenzo, Humberto Leon, and Carol Lim on Wednesday night (September 13) at Public Arts in New York City. The 27-year-old actress was joined by Orange is the New Black co-stars Uzo Aduba, Yael Stone, Taylor Schilling, Kate Mulgrew, and [...]
Since they were tapped by LVMH to revitalize Kenzo back in 2011, Humberto Leon and Carol Lim — also the founders of New York-based retailer Opening Ceremony — have amassed a remarkable body of work that includes much, much more than clothing. In what is a testament to their innate... Continue reading
In another change to the ever-shifting fashion calendar, Kenzo Creative Directors Humberto Leon and Carol Lim announced on Tuesday that they will combine the brand's men's and women's runway shows, beginning with its fall 2017 collection. The range will debut on Sunday, Jan.... Continue reading
There's a rising trend and preference for gifting "experiences" over material things, and this holiday season, Opening Ceremony founders Carol Lim and Humberto Leon have some pretty crazy offerings. Always the creative duo to think outside the box — Opening Ceremony's pageant-style NYFW show,... Continue reading
We already caught a full glimpse of what designers Carol Lim and Humberto Leon have in store for their anticipated Kenzo & H&M collection. The duo casted a cool group of creatives to showcase the colorful, patterned and printed pieces for the collab's lookbook, and the ad campaign, released... Continue reading
Preparing for the November 3, 2016, launch of its Kenzo collaboration, H&M unveils the collection lookbook. Kenzo creative directors, Humberto Leon and Carol Lim bring their fun spirit to the Swedish label. Continuing their jungle motif, Leon and Lim embrace a series of bold prints. Show More Summary
Tacking onto our influx of content from Paris Fashion Week is Kenzo’s SS17 collection. While guys like Saint Laurent and Louis Vuitton went HAM on ’80s sartorial motifs this season, Carol Lim and Humberto Leon looked to the decade prior, reminiscing upon the glory days of thriving at ’70s disco clubs. While sifting through the brand’s expansive archives for inspiration, […]
Opening Ceremony designers Carol Lim and Humberto Leon, not known for sticking to the straightforward runway presentation, put on an ambitious and very wide-ranging show yesterday on the anniversary of September 11, dubbed the “Pageant of the People.” Read more...
On Sunday, the evening of Sept. 11, Carol Lim and Humberto Leon of Opening Ceremony — both first-generation Americans — used their New York Fashion Week stage to do something that few designers have dared thus far (unless you count the sporadic anti-Trump messages on the runways): They opened... Continue reading
New York concept boutique Opening Ceremony has linked with Esprit for a nostalgic collab harking back to the Cali label’s ’90s heyday. OC’s founders, Carol Lim and Humberto Leon, were big fans of Esprit back in the day, so naturally they’re pretty hyped on the project. “We’ve loved Esprit since we were teenagers, and as […]
In commemoration of their first fragrance, KENZO’s artistic directors Carol Lim and Humberto Leon have tapped the legendary Spike Jonze to direct a new film starring Margaret Qualley. Dubbed KENZO World, the aesthetic portrays a world that celebrates freedom of expression, diversity and creativity, true to the KENZO spirit. The actress and former dancer can […]
Kenzo artistic directors Carol Lim and Humberto Leon have paired up with their longtime pal and collaborator Spike Jonze for the duo's first fragrance for the brand, "Kenzo World." Jonze created a short fashion film — but really, a high-powered and hypnotizing music video — to coincide with the... Continue reading
Kenzo will launch Kenzo World, a new fragrance for women, later this month. It is the brand's first fragrance from artistic directors Carol Lim and Humberto Leon, who joined Kenzo in 2011...
Of all the H&M designer collaborations, Kenzo’s is the most interesting in recent memory, not least because there’s been no clear idea of what to expect. The storied Japanese brand, directed by Opening Ceremony’s Humberto Leon and Carol Lim, has become revitalized in recent years. Show More Summary
Humberto Leon and Carol Lim are preparing to bring Kenzo's whimsy to the mass market.
H&M has revealed that its next high fashion collab will be with Parisian label Kenzo. Set to launch on November 3, the Swedish fast fashion giant will be linking with Kenzo’s creative directors Carol Lim and Humberto Leon (who also run Opening Ceremony, BTW) for a set of affordable garments which, we imagine, will feature […]
Two designers who are no stranger to collaboration are Carol Lim and Humberto Leon. The co-founders of Opening Ceremony have teamed up with some of the biggest brands in the world — Levi's, Teva, Pendleton, Keds, Dr. Martens, etc. — on capsule collections, as well as with a host of cool creative... Continue reading