Kim Jones to Exit Louis Vuitton, Reviving Speculation About What’s Next

As the churn atop fashion houses reaches a new frenzy, the men’s wear designer is being touted for top spots at Burberry and Versace.

LONDON — Kim Jones will leave his role as artistic director of men’s wear at Louis Vuitton after the fall 2018 catwalk show on Thursday, the French luxury house has announced, capping months of speculation that he might be departing and prompting fresh questions about where in the fashion world he might go next.Mr. Jones, an Englishman who held his position at Louis Vuitton for seven years, is the fifth major designer to leave a job in six weeks, including Phoebe Philo from Céline and Jonatha...