In the highest echelon of fashion continues wave of momentous change: following the departure of RAF Simons from Dior, Alber Elbaz from Lanvin, Alexander Wang from Balenciaga and other cases of shifts of power that they are full of the fashion headlines of the tabloids for the past couple of years, his post of creative Director at Saint Laurent leaves Hedi Slimane. In Saint Laurent confirmed his departure. And it’s not an April fool’s joke.
Not to say that the news is unexpected – rather, it is another confirmation of the fact that there is no smoke without fire, after all the rumors about that place Slimane at Saint Laurent will soon become vacant, have been circulating for a long time. Had to wait about official announcement. Wait. Slimane contract expires this week, and the management of Kering and designer and are unable to negotiate mutually beneficial terms for renewal. So its a huge autumn-winter collection, broken into two parts, one of which became the first limanowski haute couture was the last designer for the French House.
Francois Henri-Pinault thanked Eddie and his team for four fruitful years of work and a new Chapter in the development of the House of Saint Laurent. Someways that Slimane will replace Anthony Vakarel. And it will happen on may 1 to in September, the designer has already presented a collection spring-summer 2017. What you get Hedi Slimane, is still unknown.
Saint Laurent fall-winter 2016-2017