April 1st, 4 years after his beginnings in the Yves Saint Laurent maison de haute couture, Hedi Slimane has given his employment up. At 47 years old, he had followed Stefano Piloto in 2012 after working at Dior.
 
In a communiqué, the company pays tribute to Hedi Slimane who has operated a rejuvenation and a modernisation of the brand which has opened a new chapter in the story of Yves Saint Laurent.

It's the young belgian designer, Anthony Vaccarello, who worked at Versace, who has been nominated to succeed Hedi Slimane at the head of the artistic direction.