This afternoon, Yves Saint Laurent's official Twitter account tweet-smacked all of the blogs that have reported that Stefano Pilati is leaving the French fashion house with this message: "From YSL HQ in Paris... Pilati busy working on the next collection. All the rumors unfounded – he is here...

A few months ago when we reported that there might be a major shake-up among the Paris-based fashion houses, the likeliest option seemed to be that Stefano Pilati would leave Yves Saint Laurent for greener pastures. And now that both YSL's chief executive Valerie Hermann and her boss, Gucci...

Looks From Yves Saint Laurent's New Vintage III Collection Yves Saint Laurent presents for the third consecutive time its capsule collection called New Vintage III , whose creations are from the recovery of unused fabric from previous collections. Stefano Pilati , creative director of the...

Last season, the rumours began that Yves Saint Laurent designer Stefano Pilati, who has been at the label since 2000, would be replaced by another designer. It was said at the time: "Paris has been flooded with rumors that Pilati's position is under threat and that headhunters have been...

's "Betrayal" The latest staging of Harold Pinter's Betrayald is directed by Ian Rickson and with Kristin Scott Thomas, Douglas Henshall and Ben Miles in the leading roles (in fact, with the exception of a solitary waiter, the only roles), the costumes come courtesy of the Yves Saint Laurent...

With head designer Stefano Pilati's relationship with Yves Saint Laurent bigwigs rumored to be growing ever more tense, it's always interesting to see what Pilati will turn out when it's time for a new collection. I was lukewarm on his work for Fall 2011, but Yves Saint Laurent Resort 2012 is...

Wall Street Journal (blog) Paris Fashion Week: At Yves Saint Laurent, Stefano Pilati strikes back Los Angeles Times (blog) The ones studded with colored cabochon stones may just be the best runway shoes of the season. Photos: Looks from the Yves Saint Laurent fall-winter 2011 runway collection...

>> "Really, it's just the flavor," said Stefano Pilati, when describing his Pre-Fall 2011 collection for Yves Saint Laurent. "When you go back to look at these things, they are amazing, but you cannot wear them now." The flavor that he was referring to? Yves Saint Laurent's poignant Opium...

Yves Saint Laurent's creative director, Stefano Pilati was on hand to kick off the festivities, while Chanel and Liya posed with the designer, both dressed in his designs for the label. Check out some of the models in attendance below! Stefano Pilati with Chanel Iman & Liya Kebede Chanel...

'" Working at Yves Saint Laurent has also made Pilati think about more than just the clothes he wants to create. "I'm not a businessman," he says , "but I've become one by necessity." It's routine for fashion brands to give accessories prime real estate in their ad campaigns — because...

 

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