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Hedi Slimane Appointed Céline Artistic Director

The biggest story to emerge from Fashion Week doesn’t have anything to do with the designers currently showing in Paris. It’s all about someone who used to show there, but then made like all of your friends and starting chilling in LA: designer Hedi Slimane, whose work at Dior and Saint Laurent completely upended the menswear world, is set to take the helm at Céline, per an announcement from luxury conglomerate LVMH Sunday morning.

“He is one of the most talented designers of our time,” LVMH chairman Bernard Arnault said in a statement. “I have been a great admirer of his work since we collaborated on Dior Homme, which he launched to global critical acclaim in the 2000s. His arrival at Céline reinforces the great ambitions that LVMH has for this Maison.”

Read more at GQ

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