that Hedi Slimane has signed on to be the new creative director at Yves Saint Laurent (the official announcement should be made in the next week). Recently, Hedi Slimane has pretty much kept out of the design spotlight, choosing to focus on his photography and miscellaneous projects after...

There are a lot of rumors and designers are about to play musical chair, Hedi Slimane at YSL,Stefano Pilati at Armani, Riccardo Tisci at Dior and Haider Ackermann at Givenchy. -Riccardo Tici is one of the favourite to succeed John Galliano at Dior and he already works for the LVMH group at...

And Slimane — who designed for Saint Laurent before Dior Homme — has been chosen as Pilati's replacement, partially due to his friendship (read: ability to get along) with Pierre Berge. Word is , one way or another, the matter will be addressed by a spokesperson around Paris Fashion...

After a bit of deduction, it dawned upon the masses that YSL's CEO, Valerie Hermann, just left the house to take a position at Reed Krakoff. Photo: Hedi Slimane So, Fashionista is reporting that the names that are on the tips of industry tongues in regards to Pilati's replacement are Hedi...

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...

On Saturday, Women's Wear Daily quoted an unnamed source in Paris as saying that Slimane, who was director of men's design at YSL from 1996 to 2002, is primed to take over as YSL's creative director when 's contract with the company expires next month. The French fashion label hasn't...

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...

Karl Lagerfeld photographs models Saskia de Brauw & Joan Smalls at the Hôtel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Antibes, France where the Resort 2012 runway showtook place. In these black and white photographs the models are shown in acrobatic positions. The campaign was styled by Carine Roitfeld for the...

Slimane's first outing for the label will be the Resort collection, presented in June. br> The sentiment was echoed by PPR Chairman and CEO François-Henri Pinault. "As one of the most important French fashion houses, Yves Saint Laurent today possesses formidable potential, which I am...

From Erdem's suggested to move to Dior straight to Raf Simons replacing Stefano Pilati at Yves Saint Laurent, today's rumour mill is going into overdrive. According to Suzy Menkes, the revered fashion critic, Simons, the Jil Sander designer, is all-but set to take over from Stefano Pilati at...

 

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