MAISON Chito x Givenchy
Long a friend and fan, Creative Director Matthew M. Williams invited the Seattle-born, Mexico-based artist to develop airbrush graphics and bring his idioms to the Givenchy vestiary especially for this. “Coming from creating unique pieces with airbrushed embellishments on rare objects and garments, and now being able to bring them to the world is something special in itself,” said Chito. “Only Givenchy would be able to make that happen.”
Conceived as a celebration of individual style, a series of iconic pieces — from t-shirts and jackets to accessories — features fresh spins on House emblems alongside idiosyncratic Chito characters such as his cartoon dog, a symbol of protection and loyalty, rendered in the artist’s ever-evolving aerographic style.
Chito’s Truehearted, a Pop-inspired motif of a girl with a heart, appears on pieces for women and men, for example, on t-shirts, a zip-up silk shirt, sweaters, hoodies and Bermudas. The artist’s 4G Heart — a fusion of the Givenchy DNA and the artist’s signature — appears in contrasting colors on a t-shirt, hoodie, or windbreaker.
Accessories include versions of Givenchy’s bestselling Antigona vertical bag and 4G crossbody and bucket styles, in pink and white jacquard, black, or red; Truehearted on white leather city sneakers, and Marshmallow slides in black with a contrasting 4G emblem. A heart-shaped leather bag, a silver water bottle with a red leather strap, and baseball caps bring a jaunty touch to any outfit. As a special part of this collaboration, Chito hijacked the iconic RIMOWA carry-on, here featured in silver, embellishing it with unique and different artworks.
A selection of pieces from the Spring 2022 pre-collection, produced in collaboration with the guest artist Chito, are pre-launching now on givenchy.com and in selected stores worldwide.