Of course, it's worth repeating that at this stage it's just a rumor. Nothing is confirmed until an announcement is made. That said, Raf Simons at YSL is a very, very intriguing idea. Update 9/26/11: This morning YSL responded to the above with the following statement: "Yves Saint Laurent...

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...

top brass at YSL to consider ending Pilati's contract. This was seemingly supported by the recent departure of CEO Valerie Hermann. But a recent spike in sales at the brand would seem to dispel any concerns for Pilati's job security. There was also the idea floating around that when Slimane...

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...

stefano pilati for YSL fall winter 2012 / ph: gorunway.com, vogue stefano pilati presented his last collection for the house of yves saint laurent in paris yesterday. news of hedi slimane replacing stefano pilati broke two hours after raf simons showed his last collection for the house of...

One comment Tweets that mention Business: Rumoured – Hedi Slimane Replacing Stefano Pilati at YSL? " Monday Flying -- Topsy.com Posted 24 February 2011 at 11:33AM This post was mentioned on Twitter by Stephie, Monday Flying. Monday Flying said: Rumoured – Hedi Slimane Replacing...

• Hedi Slimane is changing the name of Yves Saint Laurent. The brand will now go by Saint Laurent Paris. The "YSL" logo will still (thankfully) be featured on a smattering of the brand's wares. What do you think of these changes? (Grazia) • It's been confirmed: Vogue Thailand will be the...

>> Hedi Slimane's new job as creative director of Yves Saint Laurent was just announced two weeks ago, and he's wasting no time in assembling his new staff. >Vogue UK reports that Slimane has hired Laurence Kleinknecht as YSL's worldwide press director. Kleinknecht has managed her public...

'" 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...

Posted by Fashion Editor at Large Hedi (via: wwd) Suzy Menkes has acted like she has known for months; and finally it has been made official by the house: Stefano Pilati is leaving Yves Saint Laurent. His contract is up in one month, and the suits at Pinault-Printemps-Redoute have not...

 

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