Tom Pecheux Signed As YSL Global Beauty Director

YSL Beauté has signed up make-up artist Tom Pecheux as its new global beauty director. Pecheux is one of the biggest names backstage – having created catwalk looks for the likes of Chanel, Balmain, Lanvin and Emilio Pucci – as well as having worked on multiple campaigns. Pecheux succeeds Lloyd Simmonds, who was at the company for six and a half years. “YSL Beauté and I have the same desire,” Pecheux told us today. “We want and love to bring

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#SuzyPFW: Saint Laurent’s Sexual Charge

Leather moulded into a shoulder piece set at an angle or another draped leather dress with one shoulder opening to reveal the inside of a shearling sleeve – everything screamed about the 1980s at the Saint Laurent show. Saint Laurent Autumn/Winter 2017 Indigital The only small change over 30 years seemed to be the boots in squishy leather that sent them in rivulets from knee to sole. Saint Laurent Autumn/Winter 2017 Indigital This Amazonian sexiness from designer Anthony Vaccarello, in

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Saint Laurent Asked To Modify Ads

SAINT LAURENT has been asked by France’s advertising watchdog, the Autorite de Regulation Professionnelle de la Publicite (ARPP), to modify two of its new advertisements after it received 50 complaints calling the ads “degrading to women”, reports Reuters. Getty The images are from the spring/summer 2017 campaign for the house, which is currently under Anthony Vaccarello’s creative direction. The two pictures show one of a woman wearing stiletto roller skates bending over a stool, and another of a woman wearing

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Saint Laurent Invests In Future Talent

THERE can never be too many brands supporting burgeoning talent – especially when it comes to couture, the bespoke category which has seen a resurgence of interest in recent years. The latest to give it a boost is Saint Laurent, which has created a six-month programme in partnership with the Institut Français de la Mode and the École de la Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne to focus on innovation and sustainability. Indigital “Preserving our heritage while evolving and being

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Saint Laurent Denies Slimane Departure

HEDI SLIMANE is not leaving Saint Laurent, the house has asserted. Rumours began this week that the label’s creative director of three years departed late in 2015 due to “creative differences”, but a spokesperson for the brand told us this morning: “Following the recent departures there has been many rumours and this is another false speculation.” Indigital Slimane’s success at Saint Laurent – which he has overhauled since his arrival, altering not just the aesthetic and the name, but even

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YSL Settles Ain’t Laurent Lawsuit

YVES SAINT LAURENT has settled its lawsuit against parody T-shirt company What About Yves. The French house took exception to the production of merchandise bearing the words “Ain’t Laurent Without Yves” in reaction to creative director Hedi Slimane’s decision to rebrand the company without the founder’s forename, asserting that the items were guilty of “trademark infringement, trademark dilution, false designation of origin, and unfair competition”. Jaime King/Instagram Jeanine Heller, the founder of What About Yves, has now removed the Ain’t

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Hedi Slimane To Exit Saint Laurent

Getty HEDI SLIMANE is departing Saint Laurent as creative director, its owner Kering confirmed this morning. The announcement comes as the designer’s contract with the fashion house expired this week and confirms rumours that have been circling the fashion industry since late last year. Saint Laurent Autumn/Winter 2016 Ready-To-Wear +41 +40 +39 +38 Saint Laurent Autumn/Winter 2016 Ready-To-Wear Autumn/Winter 2016 “What Yves Saint Laurent has achieved over the past four years represents a unique chapter in the history of the

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Skate In Saint Laurent Style

Trust Saint Laurent to make the chicest roller blades in the game. Bringing that Cali-cool vibe that has often been favoured by the Parisian house in the last few years, these skates are just made for rolling down Venice Beach. Although, to make sure you get a good cost-per-wear stat, you’d have to do quite a lot of laps. Banish the winter blues now and step into your own pair. Saint Laurent Roller Skates, £765 at Browns SOURCE:http://www.vogue.co.uk/article/skate-in-saint-laurent-style

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Yves Saint Laurent Names New Boss

YVES SAINT LAURENT has hired former Bottega Veneta executive director, Francesca Bellettini, as its new CEO. The businesswoman previously oversaw Bottega’s merchandising, visual display and communication. She will start her new role from September 1, WWD reports, and will succeed Paul Deneve – who is leaving to pursue a career in the technology industry. Kering – owner of the luxury label – also revealed that creative director Hedi Slimane has been given the additional role of supervising “all strategic projects

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