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....

Kate Moss is covering Vogue Japan's May 2011 issue in a time of distress for Japan. Which makes every gesture and appearance pretty special. For everyone. Of course they did not know this was going to happen when they shot for this issue, but Kate makes a certified gold cover anyway. Hoping...

Selectism pulls some exciting news from The New York Times, confirming a previous rumor that Hedi Slimane will be returning to Yves Saint Laurent. "As we mentioned recently this marks the return of the designer and photographer back front and center into fashion. "The appointment has been...

Kate the Great – Kate Moss and the spring Haute Couture collections is a match made in fashion heaven, and it looks like had the right idea as Kate dons a luxe wardrobe featuring Armani Prive, Givenchy and Christian Dior Haute Couture for its May cover shoot. Lensed by Mert & Marcus with...

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...

br> Hedi Slimane's first big move as creative director of Yves Saint Laurent will be to change the brand's name to Saint Laurent Paris. The switch was confirmed Thursday after rumors circulated Wednesday. Saint Laurent CEO Paul Deneve announced the news to his staff in an internal memo: "I...

According to a story by Katherine Ormerod at UK fashion magazine Grazia Daily, Hedi Slimane's first piece of accessory design as creative director at Yves Saint Laurent (Saint Laurent Paris? I'm still unclear what I'm supposed to say when I refer to the brand as a whole) has made an unlikely...

 

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