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...

The whole story is a little befuddling—even for us—so we are here to help! Check out our handy timeline to easily navigate the saga that is Stefano Pilati at YSL. THEN, October, 2010: Last fashion week, rumors were rampant that Spring 2011 would be Stefano Pilati's last collection as creative...

Before his resort show yesterday, YSL's Stefano Pilati talk to WWD about the criticism he's faced, particularly from bloggers. "My fashion has never tried to be editorially oriented. My research was more subtle, on the edge to the more boring," he told WWD. He clarified that his clothes aren'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...

Stefano Pilati unveiled his 2012 cruise collection for Yves Saint Laurenton the 20th floor of a midtown office building Wednesday to an intimate crowd that included Grace Coddington, Cathy Horyn, Roberta Myers, and Sally Singer, with whom we rode up in the elevator. Swoon. Naturally, we have...

Pilati continues: we hear Hedi Slimane, genius child of Dior Homme fame, may be replacing Stefano Pilati as YSL's designer. It seems that Valerie Hermann, ex-CEO of YSL, did not decide to step down from her position but was in fact, let go, before she joined Reed Krakoff. Stefano Pilati's...

>> Stefano Pilati has an appreciation for things like Pee-Wee Herman, Glee, Rihanna, and LCD Soundsystem (which now provides music for Yves Saint Laurent 's shows), but he also knows how to get serious. Yves Saint Laurent's sales have gone from nearly $100 million in losses to a profit, he...

We're just about to head back into fashion week with London Collections Men, but before we can even start talking about that, we have an even more exciting event to announce for the end of May. Legendary red carpet designer Roland Mouret will be showcasing his resort collection in London for...

The Zegna Group announced today the appointment of former YSL designer Stefano Pilati, who exited the French house after his F/W 2012 collections, , the Group's women luxury ready-to-wear and accessories brand founded in 1953, and , with responsibility for the brand's fashion show as well as...

 

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