This was the era Hedi Slimane ruled. Times have changed since then. And like so many other gifted designers—Helmut, Jil, Martin—the former Yves Saint Laurent and Dior Homme maestro can no longer be found at the men's houses he built. Slimane's departure from Dior Homme has left a void that...

interviews, between which Slimane is fairly consistent save for a line about designing for a luxury house, quashing whatever lingering speculation there might have been that he would replace John Galliano at Dior. On why Los Angeles is cooler than you think it is: To Menswear: I am deeply...

Based on an idea by Hedi Slimane (ex fashion designer at Dior and Yves Saint Laurent) 'CALIFORNIA DREAMIN' brings together emblematic artists of Californian culture, including works by Bruce Conner and Dennis Hopper died recently. The concept of the exhibition is: << ...the approach (is) on...

If the rumours are true and Hedi Slimane is to replace Pilati at YSL, the brand to watch this year will not continue to be just CÉLINE. After all, Hedi Slimane almost singlehandedly redefined contemporary silhouettes for menswear, achieving critical and commercial success for Dior Homme,...

2011 will be a great year for Hedi Slimane's fans. The french designer and photographer will exhibit in Paris and Brussel starting from February 2011 with a selection of images from the USA. On March 1st, ‘Hedi Slimane: Anthology of a Decade' will be released: 600 black and white images in...

Alexander Wang, Marc Jacobs, and Riccardo Tisci all came out to see Hedi Slimane launch his first collection for the newly rebranded Saint Laurent last night in Paris. 400 guests were in attendance as Slimane showed off his first women's collection for Saint Laurent. Slimane was indeed...

Last Wednesday (April 11), The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) hosted a viewing of the museum's extraordinary collection of Chinese art. Stephen Little, curator and department head of Chinese and Korean Art at LACMA, presented several culturally significant artworks from the museum's...

A little bit of video action from the versatile Mr Slimane; "Commonwealth Projects is pleased to present this documentation of Hedi Slimane's California Song. The self-commissioned video project was filmed over the course of the exhibition's opening week. It includes footage of the opening...

br> Unlike most creative directors at French fashion houses, Yves Saint Laurent's Hedi Slimane won't work in Paris. Instead, he'll design YSL from his current home base, Los Angeles. YSL will keep its atelier and offices on Avenue George V in Paris open, and Slimane will do fittings for...

When Hedi Slimane left Dior Homme, he relocated to Los Angeles and photographed a conga line of nubile young celebrities. When Thierry Mugler left Thierry Mugler, he decamped for Las Vegas and transformed his body into something resembling the Incredible Hulk.

 

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