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Hedi Slimane

Hedi Slimane rocks Saint Laurent

Courtney Love in the latest Saint Laurent campaign.

I went to the Saint Laurent Hong Kong showroom a few weeks ago to peruse Hedi Slimane's controversial new wares. It was a good time to take a fresh look at a collection that left some in shock after its debut in Paris.

Monday, 27 May, 2013, 10:42am

While Wang waxes elegant, Slimane goes grunge

Alexander Wang's Balenciaga debut was sophisticated. Photo: NYT

Another Paris fashion week has passed and, along with it, a seasonal cycle of controversy.

11 Mar 2013 - 10:35am

Designers and labels: a study in perpetual motion

The hottest news in fashion is the announcement this week of the departure of Stefano Pilati from the esteemed house of Yves Saint Laurent, which he has been heading since 2000.

In yet another fashion industry reshuffle, the designer, who was rumoured to be leaving since sometime last season, has formally confirmed his move from the PPR owned label.

2 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Quirk ethic

Henry Holland has a talent that no other designer possesses: the gift of rhyme. While you'd be correct in assuming that a razor sharp tongue and fashion have nothing in common, Holland has managed to combine the two and become a star in the process.

10 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Origins: Kris Van Assche

Who started it?

Kris Van Assche was born in Londerzeel, Belgium, in 1976. As a teenager, he saw Madonna perform during her Blond Ambition Tour, and was inspired by her costumes - which were designed by Jean Paul Gaultier - to pursue a career in fashion design.

15 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Style bites

True blue

Italian label iBlues has opened a new store (below), at the Landmark, decked out in black and white and with shiny flooring, white textured walls and wooden fixtures. Shop 313-314, 3/F The Landmark, 11, Pedder Street, Central, tel: 2522 9016

Three flawless floors

4 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Hedi stuff

The future of Hedi Slimane at Dior may be uncertain but that hasn't stopped the young designer from becoming one of the hottest names in menswear. Following the opening of Dior Homme in Shanghai, men looking for their Slimane fix can now visit the brand's newly opened outlet in Tsim Sha Tsui. The store stocks the autumn/winter line, which redefines luxury menswear with an interpretation

13 Aug 2006 - 12:00am


Wet market

Swimwear store Ozzie Cozzie is holding trunk shows of resort and swimwear from Australian brands Seafolly, Sunseeker, Neilpryde and Moontide. The shows will be

held at Discovery Bay Residents Club, Lantau Island, on Saturday, 1pm-7pm, and Sunday, 10am-6pm. Inquiries: 2810 1356 or 9462 0352

Pacific Perla

28 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

One Dior opens

Shopaholics should move to Tokyo, where Christian Dior opened an enormous flagship store last month in the Japanese capital's hottest shopping area, Omotesando. Dior's unveiling follows spectacular openings by Prada and Hermes in Tokyo, where luxury companies pour huge sums into what are effectively their Asian flagships.

11 Jan 2004 - 12:00am

Jean therapy

What to buy the uber-hip guy who has everything, except time, this holiday season? How about Hedi Slimane's must-have denim for Dior Homme. Already ripped, worn and torn in all the right places, the jeans add instant cool to any outfit; there's even a sparkly pair for festive soirees. The cost of cutting-corners: $3,200 from Joyce boutiques.

21 Dec 2003 - 12:00am

Fashion people

Scrum down

23 Sep 2001 - 12:00am