Fashion Bite: Hedi Slimane To Replace Stefano Pilati at YSL
February 26, 2012 § 2 Comments
Fashion’s musical chairs just keeps on shuffling! The industry recently reported the departure of Raf Simons from Jil Sander, and the return of Sander to her label.
There is now breaking news of Hedi Slimane taking over Stefano Pilati’s role as creative director for luxury house YSL.
According to Fashionista, a source told AFP “[Silmane] will become the new creative director at YSL,” and that “the contract has been signed by both parties.”
PPR, the parent group of YSL, has not yet confirmed.
Slimane made his debut at YSL designing mesnwear in 1996 and left the house in 2001 to serve as the creative director for Dior Homme until 2007. After that, the praised designer left the fashion world to pursue photography.
The have been endless rumors of Pilati’s departure from YSL, and it should be noted that his contract ends next month without any word of it being renewed.
As of now, there has not been any word of where Pilati will head.
Could it possibly be Dior?
Photo Courtesy of: Style.com