Hedi Slimane is leaving his role as the creative director of Saint Laurent after a four year stint, set to be replaced by Belgian designer Anthony Vaccarello of Versus Versace brand!
The French designer who is famous for the name change/drop of the brand (from Yves Saint Laurent to Saint Laurent) s well as creating rock and roll designs for the brand - he also took over the campaign the entire time he spent there.
He released his final couture line collection (Palladium collection ) for Saint Laurent during the Paris Fashion Week. The designer was applauded for infusing daring/bold ideas into pushing the brand.
“What Yves Saint Laurent has achieved over the past four years represents a unique chapter in the history of the house, I am very grateful to Hedi Slimane, and the whole Yves Saint Laurent team, for having set the path that the house has successfully embraced, and which will grant longevity to this legendary brand.” François-Henri Pinault, chairman and chief executive officer of Kering, revealed in a statement via WWD.
Fingers crossed in expectation of what awaits Saint Laurent with a new creative head.