French luxury label Louis Vuitton have appointed renowned British designer Kim Jones as the new style director, replacing Paul Helbers following five years at the helm. The 2006 British Fashion Council “Menswear Designer of the Year”, Jones has since gone on to work with the likes of Alfred Dunhill and Umbro in creative roles. By coming on board at Louis Vuitton, Jones will forge an interesting combination be working closely with Marc Jacobs so time will tell how the relationship will flourish.

Thanks to Fashionsnap for the info.