Hedi Slimane's Greatest Hits for Saint Laurent: A Look Back
Word out of Paris is that Hedi Slimane over a contract dispute. If he does - and parent company Kering is reportedly in talks with Versace Versus' Anthony Vaccarello as his successor - Slimane would leave behind a visual legacy very much of his own making. Since his appointment in 2012 as creative director, he transformed the distinguished French house in his own image, dropping the 'Yves' from the label and infusing it with the sensibility of his adopted home, Los Angeles. Above all, he revitalized Saint Laurent into a commercial powerhouse again, coveted by his gang of waifish Angeleno cool girls as much as by the more affluent women who imitate them. Here, a look back at his greatest hits.