Chicago — Naomi Osaka, a three-time Grand Slam champion, was named Louis Vuitton’s newest brand ambassador Monday.
The 23-year-old, who made her luxury fashion debut with the brand’s Spring 2021 campaign, is “Perfectly incarnating the Louis Vuitton woman … ,” the fashion house said on Twitter.
“Naomi is an exceptional woman who represents her generation and is also a role model for everyone. Her career and convictions are inspiring. I am in awe of Naomi, she stays true to herself and doesn’t compromise on her values,” said Nicolas Ghesquière, the brand’s creative director, according to Vogue. He also shot the campaign.
She is equally excited about working with him.
“It is such an honor to work with Nicolas — he’s a designer I admire so much and we share a mutual love of Japanese culture and style. To become a global brand ambassador is truly a dream come true for me” Osaka said.