Previously the artistic director of Yves Saint Laurent and Dior Homme, 49-year-old Hedi Slimane has joined Celine.
This Sunday January 21, 2018, LVMH announced on its Twitter account the appointment of Hedi Slimane as artistic director of Céline, taking over from Phoebe Philo.
For Céline, Hedi Slimane will take charge from February 1st of « all the collections of the House that will extend to men’s fashion, couture and perfumes, » said the company. Until now, Céline did not have a men’s collection. « The talent of Hedi Slimane and his remarkable ability to anticipate and express in a unique way the movements and desires of his time will ensure a new and exceptional development to this famous House, » said the group.