Interest in Lucette Holland sparked this week after Supreme’s creative director Tremaine Emory mentioned her in his takedown of Kanye West on Instagram.
Sharing his thoughts on the artist who now goes by Ye’s post, Emory shed light on the rapper’s relationship with the late artistic director of Louis Vuitton, Virgil Abloh.
In the post, Emory also briefly mentioned footwear designer Lucette who he and Ye have both previously worked alongside. Following her mention, some are curious to know more about Lucette. Let’s get to know her a bit better…
Get to know Lucette Holland
Lucette is a footwear designer who has worked as part of the creative team within several well-known shoe brands.
According to her Linkedin page, Holland trained in shoe-making technology and design at Cordwainers in London.
She landed her first role in the fashion industry as she interned as part of Christian Louboutin, first in retail and later in the design team.
Lucette has gone on to have stints at Balenciaga and Celine as well as New York-based fashion label Proenza Schouler.
Lucette Holland previously worked under Kanye West at Yeezy
Having worked for some notable brands over the years, Holland has also worked as part of Kanye’s Yeezy.
She worked as the brand’s head designer across footwear, accessories, and bags. Her role also extended to Yeezy’s partnerships with both Gap and Adidas.
The designer worked as part of the brand for eight years before she stepped away from her role in February 2022, as per her Linkedin page.
Holland also worked alongside Emory earlier this year
The designer also joined forces with Emory, Supreme’s current creative director and founder of fashion brand Denim Tears.
Holland currently works as a freelance consultant under her Los Angeles-based design studio, Sincere Dignified, which she launched last year.
However, earlier this year, Holland worked with Emory on a project for his brand Denim Tears. As reported by Women’s Wear Daily, Emory enlisted the help of Holland within his Denim Tears collection with Ugg.