launched his womenswear label in 2001. He presented his first self-financed womenwear collection in Paris for autumn/winter 2002-03 and has become known for his masterful draping and avant-garde aesthetic. born in Santa Fe de Bogota, Columbia, in 1971. He moved to Belgium in 1994 to study at the Royal Academy of Antwerp. Worked as an intern for John Galliano in Paris before becoming the assistant to Wim Neels. Karl Lagerfeld said Ackermann would be the person he had in mind for his job at Chanel. “I have a contract for life so it all depends on who I would like to hand it to,” Lagerfeld told Numero magazine.
Haider Ackermann maybe the next Chanel head designer