|Born||1962 (age 56–57)|
Virginie Viard began her career as assistant to costume designer Dominique Borg.
In 1987, she joined Chanel where she took care of embroidery. Thereafter, she follows Karl Lagerfeld at Chloe before returning to Chanel where she will become director of the fashion design studio. She is appointed artistic director of Chanel fashion house in Paris from 2019, following the death of Karl Lagerfeld.
Virginie Viard has four siblings: Arnaud, Françoise, Marianne and Benjamin. Arnaud (born 1965) is a screenwriter and actor.
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