October 23, 2020

Melania Trump’s Favorite Designer Hervé Pierre to Unveil Dress Collection

First Lady Melania Trump’s go-to stylist and designer Hervé Pierre is trying to launch a well-edited collection of dresses with as little fanfare as possible.
Pierre would prefer to stay out of the limelight — he was even reluctant to pose for a portrait with Nicolas Caito, his partner in this venture. The former longtime creative director at Carolina Herrera has pretty much been a free agent since leaving the corporate life last year. Although designing FLOTUS’ inaugural gown rocketed him into worldwide recognition, Pierre has resumed his low-key way of life while still working with the First Lady and select clients, shopping the stores and designing a collection with Caito. In fact, Caito suggested they team up to introduce the 12 dresses, which will be unveiled early next month.
“There are so many people who just put their name on clothes and they don’t have the training. At least with Nicolas, it is a relationship between the head of a sample room, a premier atelier as we say in French, and a designer,” Pierre said. “That’s how a good dress is born. We work on the mannequins and ask, ‘How can we do this?’ There is a true discussion because a

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