Lanvin, France's oldest couture house, was founded in 1889 by Ms Jeanne Lanvin. Now under the creative directorship of Mr Alber Elbaz and Mr Lucas Ossendrijver, the men's collections are acclaimed for their louche, detail-focused aesthetic. From stylish accessories to luxurious yet laid back clothing, Lanvin has a place in every man's wardrobe. The cool suede and patent leather sneakers and high-tops have a near-cult following, and are favoured by the likes of Jay-Z and Mr David Beckham.
Mr Lucas Ossendrijver talks about the sneaker: