Marlene Dietrich may have been the first to put on a men's tuxedo, but Yves Saint Laurent was, in 1966, the first to put it on a runway — a men's tux for women. It was called le Smoking, and it was a scandal. At a time when most women were dressing in ultra-feminine maxi-skirts and A-line...

Hedi Slimane's First Ad Campaign for Saint Laurent Paris Preview After taking over as creative lead for Yves Saint Laurent – thus ushering in their new moniker "Saint Laurent Paris" – Hedi Slimane presents his first editorial images as the man in charge at the historic French fashion house....

~ VogueUK Hedi Slimane wants to push the rebranded Saint Laurent 'into a new era modern,' starting with a quick name change! ~ Telegraph Not to be out done byFunny of Die's video parody,Terry Richardson has cast himself alongside Ed Westwick in Philipp Plein's new fall ad campaign! ~...

This morning PPR released a statement confirming that Hedi Slimane is officially back at French luxury brand YSL. "Yves Saint Laurent and PPR announce today the appointment of Hedi Slimane as Creative Director of the maison Yves Saint Laurent. Slimane will assume total creative...

It looks as though Philo is taking a break from design at the moment, but over the weekend, we found out LVMH's answer to the second question: Hedi Slimane, most recently the designer who turned Yves Saint Laurent into Saint Laurent. Slimane and Philo share few similarities when it comes to...

"The love affair between Hedi Slimane and Cara Delevingne continues. The Saint Laurent designer has chosen Delevingne as the star of his advertising campaign for La Collection de Paris, the selection of 42 looks he showed during Paris Fashion Week in the house's first presentation at its new...

LOS ANGELES, Usa – When Hedi Slimane, the new creative director of Saint Laurent Paris (YSL recently changed the company's name), proposed to move the Saint Laurent Paris design studio to Los Angeles, the fashion world was shocked. Although LA has nice weather, fashion-wise it has been often...

The rumors of Hedi Slimane's impending departure from Saint Laurent had been swirling for months, but on Friday, Saint Laurent parent company Kering confirmed what fashion industry insiders assumed was true: Slimane's surprise couture show at Paris Fashion Week in March was his last with the...

After months of speculations, Kering finally announced last Friday Hedi Slimane's departure from Saint Laurent. Though it was a short four year tenure as creative director for the French house, Slimane completely repositioned the label by incorporating various cultural references into the...

Which brings me to the point of this story: In the wake of all the news stories, the reviews blasting Slimane for his treatment of the media, the Slimane/Simons rivalry headlines; something happened that should have gotten a lot more attention: The first photos of Hedi Slimane's premier...

 

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