After overseeing their brand’s rise from rags (literally) to riches, you’d think that any good creative director would be content to soak in the success. Not Josué Thomas, though: the
From the name and teaser imagery that Thomas has issued on Instagram — a candle, slippers, bathrobe — it’s a fair wager that
Thomas has remained mum about, well, everything — he didn’t respond to Highsnobiety’s attempts to reach out via Instagram or email — but Chateau Josué is already here, apparently.
One interesting sidenote: technically, Thomas didn’t found Gallery Dept., though he’s often referred to as the company’s forebear. Gallery Dept. was a denim repair shop in Hollywood for years before Thomas joined (you can see photos of the old company on
Speaking of, Chateau Josué is very much in its early stages. This shock-drop is not really a proper intro for the brand, I’d say: it’s more like a teaser of what’s to come.