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Wednesday, March 7, 2012

YSL confirms Hedi Slimane in the role of contemporary creative director

Hedi Slimane, a previous designer designed for Dior Homme is to take finished in the role of creative director next to Yves Saint Laurent, YSL and its close relative company PPR established on Wednesday.

Slimane is "named creative and image director" and "will take on artistic liability designed for the brand and all the CELINE Sunglasses collections.

Taking part in resemblance with his contemporary chore, he long for remain his career in the role of a photographer," a combined statement held.

The message, which established what did you say? Industry sources told AFP taking part in February, came on the stay fresh era of Paris rage Week.

It is Slimane's support stint next to the legendary rage partnership, having worked in attendance taking part in the too late 1990s in the role of skull of the menswear collection.

Slimane, whose father is Tunisian and tend Italian, is inveterate to the rage CELINE Sunglasses industry in imitation of several years away.

He has been based taking part in Los Angeles for the period of an extended sabbatical from the rage earth, working essentially taking part in photography. A allocation of his drudgery is taking part in black and sallow -- and much of it skin tone the shock milieu.

He is still barely 43, having made his evaluate next to Christian Dior flanked by 2000 and 2007, somewhere he is by and large acknowledged to include revolutionised menswear.

For the period of his instance in attendance, he made Dior Homme apiece season's must-see radio show.

A shock fan and musician, Slimane drove an androgynous look of skinny suits and constricted low trousers with the purpose of found its imitators not righteous taking part in the rage earth but share out into the shock earth with the purpose of so fascinates him.

Stars Mick Jagger and Pete Doherty include deceased on stage taking part in Dior Homme, while designer Jean-Paul Gaultier in the past held he might not make better than Slimane.

Even the legendary Karl Lagerfeld shed a quantity of 45 kilos (90 pounds) to be there able to slide into a pencil-thin Slimane suit.

The look Slimane industrial was much commonplace by mass-market designers across the earth and even influenced the design of women's clothes.

Next to the height of his fame, a quantity of little followers even adopted Slimane's distinctive Tintin-like quiff.