GIVENCHY is pleased to announce the appointment of TAEYANG as 2023 Global Ambassador.
TAEYANG, a music pioneer and the star of the record-breaking South Korean mega boy band BIGBANG, has joined the house’s family as its newest brand ambassador, becoming the first male South Korean star to take on that role.
“TAEYANG is an aspiring artist – A music pioneer with and authentic, barrier-breaking way of expressing his own personal style, which fits perfectly with today’s GIVENCHY aesthetic,” said Matthew M. Williams, Creative Director of GIVENCHY .
TAEYANG, a stage name meaning “sun” in Korean, is a household name in his home country and a global superstar, BIGBANG, dubbed the “Kings Of K-pop”, was one of the first groups to breakout globally becoming one of the best-selling boy bands of all time, winning over 100 awards, being on the New York Times “Best Concert List”, and winning “Best Worldwide Act” at the MTV Europe Awards.
Following the success of BIGBANG’s single “Still Life” in 2022, TAEYANG now is ushering in a new chapter through his collaboration with GIVENCHY and the release of his latest single, “VIBE”, an upbeat love song featuring Jimin of BTS. The music video garnered over 20 million views on the first day of release and chartered around the world topping iTunes charts in over 60 countries.
TAEYANG stated on his new ambassadorship “I am grateful to be able to start this new chapter of my life with GIVENCHY. It holds a special meaning to me, as GIVENCHY is a brand that has inspired me in many ways over the years. Matthew has also been a leader in both fashion and culture for many years. I look forward to the exciting ways to collaborate with GIVENCHY through this partnership.”
TAEYANG’s role as International Brand Ambassador at GIVENCHY is effective immediately.