Lacoste has appointed Joseph’s Louise Trotter as its new creative director.
Trotter was creative director at Joseph for nine years. She quit earlier this year.
She will present her first collection for Lacoste during the next Paris Fashion Week.
Thierry Guibert, president of the Lacoste Group, said: “Her visionary approach on lines and materials, as well as her expertise in creating highly technical pieces, will be real assets to strengthen the positioning of our collections.”