Riccardo Tisci exiting Givenchy after nearly 12 years

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  • FILE - This May 2, 2016 file photo shows Madonna wearing a Givenchy creation, left, and designer Riccardo Tisci at The Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Benefit Gala, celebrating the opening of "Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology" in New York. After nearly 12 years at Givenchy, designer Tisci is leaving Givenchy. The French luxury label confirmed his departure to Women’s Wear Daily, which quoted sources calling the parting “mutual and amicable.”  (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)

    FILE - This May 2, 2016 file photo shows Madonna wearing a Givenchy creation, left, and designer Riccardo Tisci at The Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Benefit Gala, celebrating the opening of "Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of ... Technology" in New York. After nearly 12 years at Givenchy, designer Tisci is leaving Givenchy. The French luxury label confirmed his departure to Women’s Wear Daily, which quoted sources calling the parting “mutual and amicable.” (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File) (The Associated Press)

  • FILE - This May 5, 2014 file photo shows designer Riccardo Tisci, left, and Naomi Campbell, in a Givenchy gown, at The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating "Charles James: Beyond Fashion" in New York. After nearly 12 years at Givenchy, designer Tisci is leaving Givenchy. The French luxury label confirmed his departure to Women’s Wear Daily, which quoted sources calling the parting “mutual and amicable.”  (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

    FILE - This May 5, 2014 file photo shows designer Riccardo Tisci, left, and Naomi Campbell, in a Givenchy gown, at The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating "Charles James: Beyond Fashion" in New York. After nearly ... 12 years at Givenchy, designer Tisci is leaving Givenchy. The French luxury label confirmed his departure to Women’s Wear Daily, which quoted sources calling the parting “mutual and amicable.” (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File) (The Associated Press)

After nearly 12 years at Givenchy, designer Riccardo Tisci is leaving the French luxury label.

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The Italian-born designer wrote a thank-you note on Instagram, accompanied by a picture of a sunset, thanking "my incredible team, the magical atelier and everyone who made these 93 collections possible and all the other crazy adventures. Your love and support, in the day and in the night, will forever remain in my heart."

During his years at Givenchy, Tisci was beloved by celebrities like Kim Kardashian and Beyonce.

It wasn't known where Tisci would land next.

The French couture house confirmed his departure to Women's Wear Daily, which quoted sources calling the parting "mutual and amicable."

In a statement to WWD, Bernard Arnault, chairman and chief executive officer of LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, Givenchy's parent company, praised Tisci's achievements.

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"The chapter Riccardo Tisci has written with the house of Givenchy over the last 12 years represents an incredible vision," it said in part.