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Jim Morrison And Jimi Hendrix To Rock On? And More of Today’s Top Stories

For those who never had the chance to see Jim Morrison (pictured) or Jimi Hendrix perform, you may soon get your chance. The estates of the iconic musicians are both reportedly working on future holographic live performances, similar to the Tupac one that appeared at Coachella this year. [Rolling Stone]The runners and spectators at this [...] Continue reading

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Ryan Lochte: Swimmer, Sex Symbol, and Fashion Designer? And More of Today’s Top Stories

Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte (pictured) might spend the majority of his day in nothing more than a Speedo, but the breakout Olympic superstar says he’s got dreams of becoming a clothing designer. “I want to be different, and fashion gives me that outlet to do that,” the hunky swimmer tells The New York Times. [NYT]Adam [...] Continue reading

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Now Coveting: Style.com Market Director Marina Larroude’s Closet, And More of Today’s Top Stories

Style.com’s market director, Marina Larroude, opened up her closet to The Coveteur. Check out her collection of pieces from Repossi, Mary Katrantzou, Manolo Blahnik, and more. [The Coveteur]In honor of this weekend’s Diamond Jubilee, Charlotte Olympia has crafted a special version of her Pandora box clutch. The bag features a Union Jack clasp and gilded [...] Continue reading

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Hedi Slimane keeping first YSL resort line for buyers

Newly appointed Yves Saint Laurent creative director Hedi Slimane will present his upcoming women’s resort line to selected buyers only. Continue reading

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Hedi In Hiding? Designer’s First Men’s And Resort Collections To Be Shown To Buyers Only, And More Of The Day’s Top Stories

Good things come to those who wait, right? Hedi Slimane must think so. The French designer, who recently took over Stefano Pilati’s post at Yves Saint Laurent, has decided to present his debut collections for the house, women’s Cruise and Spring menswear, only to buyers. The rest of the world will see his debut during [...] Continue reading

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Designer’s Best Friend

If man’s (and woman’s) most loyal companion is the dog, designers are no exception. The latest issue of the menswear biannual Man About Town pays homage to a few that know more than most about the inner workings of fashion. For the canine-themed 10th issue—featuring shoots not only by the usual fashion suspects like Paolo [...] Continue reading

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Yves Saint Laurent exhibition at the Denver Art Museum

A selection of around 200 haute couture garments along with numerous photographs, drawings and films is being showcased at the Yves Saint Laurent exhibition at the Denver Art Museum (DAM). Running from March 25 to July 8, 2012, the new exhibition will present a complete overview of Yves Saint Laurent’s entire creative output and will [...] Continue reading

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H&M Reportedly Doing A Luxury Brand, R.J. Cutler’s Latest Project, Pierre Bergé Says Slimane Has A Challenge Ahead Of Him, And More…

H&M reportedly has a luxury brand in the works, according to WWD. Though the Swedish retailer has “neither confirmed nor denied it,” the project is rumored to include designer Behnaz Aram, formerly of the Swedish label Whyred. [WWD]The husband-and-wife design duo behind Clements Ribeiro, Inacio Ribeiro and Suzanne Clements, have collaborated with Evans on a [...] Continue reading

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YSL And JPG, Through The Decades

“We noticed a Gaultier moment was brewing and decided to build our own collection through various collectors from around the world, most of whom were women who had their fashion heydays in the eighties and nineties,” Decades founder and co-owner Cameron Silver tells Style.com of his latest project—a sale of vintage and couture Gaultier and [...] Continue reading

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Jean Paul Gaultier Signs On With Diet Coke, Natalie Portman’s Vintage Dior Dress Sells For $50,000, And More…

Jean Paul Gaultier has found a new gig as the creative director of Diet Coke. The designer will re-create the soft drink’s can and bottle designs, as well as star (as a detective, a therapist, and a journalist) in three short promotional films. [
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YSL confirms Hedi Slimane as new creative director

Hedi Slimane, a former designer for Dior Homme is to take over as creative director at Yves Saint Laurent, YSL and its parent company PPR confirmed on Wednesday. Slimane is “named creative and image director” and “will take on artis… Continue reading

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Hedi Returns To YSL

Rumors swirled last month that Hedi Slimane would succeed Stefano Pilati after his eight-year term as the creative director at Yves Saint Laurent and this morning, the label confirmed the earlier reports. Today, in a statement released by the house, Slimane, who left YSL Rive Gauche Pour Homme 12 years ago to join Dior Homme, [...] Continue reading

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Fashion Week, Seen By A Slightly Jaundiced Eye

Season in, season out, vintage couture dealer Didier Ludot creates a fashion week happening by displaying selected couture pieces in his Palais Royal shop windows, often highlighting a young designer’s work along the way. This season, the vintage guru takes a slightly different tack, rifling through the work of artist Thierry Bruet for a selection [...] Continue reading

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Pilati Is Out At YSL

Over the weekend, rumors surfaced that Hedi Slimane might be headed back to Yves Saint Laurent and the brand’s current creative director, Stefano Pilati, might be out when his contract ends next month. YSL confirmed the departure of Pilati, who has been at the helm of the label since 2004, this morning. In a statement, [...] Continue reading

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Hedi Slimane May Head Back To YSL

The curtain came down today on Raf Simons’ term at Jil Sander and next week, the brand’s namesake founder will once again be at the helm. Now rumors have surfaced that Hedi Slimane, the designer who came on the scene at Yves Saint Laurent in the nineties, might be back heading back to the French [...] Continue reading

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Raf Simons To Exit Jil Sander

This morning, Jil Sander announced that its longtime creative director, Belgian designer Raf Simons, will leave his post, effective February 27th. (He will show his Fall ‘12 Jil Sander collection in Milan on Saturday the 25th.) The announcement comes after several months of speculation that the designer was being courted for other positions: First at [...] Continue reading

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Fancy That

“It’s not about being a site fueled with expensive stuff,” Joseph Einhorn says of his Web site, TheFancy.com, which he once described to a San Francisco Chronicle writer as a digital “catalog of everything in the world.” To be clear, The Fancy has plenty of luxe offerings in its online marketplace, from hybrid Saint-Tropez boats [...] Continue reading

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A Look At Lowit

During her three decades in the business, photographer Roxanne Lowit (who is largely credited with pioneering backstage photography) captured rare moments with icons like Yves Saint Laurent, Kate Moss, Naomi Campbell, and Salvador Dalí. She’s also the shutterbug behind Backstage Dior, the 2009 tome that gave an inside glimpse at John Galliano’s ready-to-wear and Couture [...] Continue reading

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Yves Saint Laurent’s Prunier Caviar Love Tin 2012

Since 1970, Yves Saint Laurent has been creating original drawings, inspired by the “sesame” word LOVE, which have become his greeting cards. Convinced by the quality of the Prunier caviar, Yves Saint Laurent accepted that each year one of … Continue reading

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Emily Blunt for Yves Saint Laurent’s Opium

Lensed by photographer Patrick Demarchelier, British actress Emily Blunt is the face of Yves Saint Laurent’s Opium fragrance ad campaign.

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Yves Saint Laurent Belle Du Jour leather iPad sleeve

Transporting your technology is chicer than ever with Yves Saint Laurent’s red leather iPad sleeve. With a stitched designer motif and handy pull tab, this sleek style is a sophisticated take on bold color. It is priced at £286 ($550) and can be… Continue reading

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Yves Saint Laurent Belle Du Jour leather iPad sleeve

Transporting your technology is chicer than ever with Yves Saint Laurent’s red leather iPad sleeve. With a stitched designer motif and handy pull tab, this sleek style is a sophisticated take on bold color. It costs $550 and can be purchased via Net-… Continue reading

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The Fresh Crop

It was all about the Super Bowl for most people this weekend, but not for the models walking in New York fashion week, who were busy shuttling to and from back-to-back castings. Andrew Weir (who casts for Thakoon, Jen Kao, and Rebecca Taylor) can spot a potential star from across a room, and there were [...] Continue reading

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Yves Saint Laurent Spring 2012 Campaign

Mariacarla Boscono stars in the spring 2012 campaign from Yves Saint Laurent, photographed by David Sims. Continue reading

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Mariacarla Boscono For YSL Spring ‘12

Yesterday, YSL released the first photos of Mariacarla Boscono, the star of the label’s Spring ‘12 ad campaign, creative-directed by Stefano Pilati and shot by David Sims in London. Above, check out exclusive, previously unreleased images f… Continue reading

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Mariacarla Boscono For YSL, Justin Bieber Fronts V’s First-Ever Music Issue, Kate Middleton Rocks McQueen (Again), And More…

Yves Saint Laurent switched things up for its Spring 2012 ad campaign, enlisting David Sims to shoot it instead of Inez and Vinoodh, who have shot the label’s ads for the past nine seasons. The campaign stars Mariacarla Boscono wearing two looks from the collection. [
n_1160126.html?ref=style ">HuffPo]Bill Cunningham will be receiving the Carnegie Hall Medal [...] Continue reading

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Darren Aronofsky’s Yves Saint Laurent Ad For La Nuit de L’Homme With Vincent Cassel

Director Darren Aronofsky has re-teamed with his Black Swan actor Vincent Cassel for this exciting new spot for Yves Saint Laurent. The ad for La Nuit de L’Homme, a perfume for men from Yves Saint Laurent, was written by Ari Handel and Mark Heyman, and composed by Clint Mansell. The spot was shot in Paris, [...] Continue reading

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Emily Blunt is the new face of YSL Opium

Emily Blunt is starring in Yves Saint Laurent’s F/W campaign, shot by Patrick Demarchelier, for the fashion house’s iconic Opium fragrance. Blunt, who follows in the footsteps of Kate Moss and Sophie Dahl, will “unveil a fiery, almost… Continue reading

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PPR Buys Menswear Brand Brioni

French luxury products giant PPR said on Tuesday it was acquiring Italian high-end menswear brand Brioni, in line with the restructuring of its business. PPR has “signed an accord with Brioni shareholders to acquire 100 percent of the capital,&#8… Continue reading

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Loulou de la Falaise Klossowski, 1948–2011

Yves Saint Laurent collaborator and famed muse Loulou de la Falaise Klossowski died over the weekend at 63—not that she appreciated the “muse” honorific. “To me a muse comes to have tea and cookies and a chat, and looks frightfully smart, then goes to a cocktail party,” she told a reporter in 2006. “But now [...] Continue reading

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YSL Speaks To Raf Rumors

After an International Herald Tribune article yesterday suggested Raf Simons would replace Stefano Pilati at Yves Saint Laurent, the French label released a statement today that said the rumors are “unfounded.” YSL also confirmed Pilati is hard at work on the upcoming YSL runway show. WWD notes, however, that it is understood that the designer’s [...] Continue reading

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FNO: Yves Saint Laurent

would like to invite you to join us for Fashion’s Night Out in London Champagne & MacaronsThursday September 8th, 2011Until 9pm Yves Saint Laurent, 33 Old Bond Street, London W1X 4HHSimple but to the point… Continue reading

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