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Hedi Slimane Leaves YSL Again

In News, What's New, People by Marilise Gavenas


Designer Hedi Slimane has left Yves Saint Laurent for the second time. Slimane, who joined YSL in 1996 as director of menswear, first quit in 2000 to take up the position of creative director at Dior Homme, where he became identified with a slim silhouette that influenced the entire menswear …

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Item of the Day: Fendi Karlito

In Item of the Day, What's New by Accessories Staff

One of the hottest luxurygoods this summer isn’t even a handbag, wallet or piece of jewelry. The fashion cognoscenti have gravitated to a new “it” for fall: Fendi’s Karlito, a fox and goat fur key chain based upon the iconic visage of designer Karl Lagerfeld. The ultimate in Marie-Antoinette-let-them-eat-cake effrontery? …

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Week in Review: 10 Must-Read Articles

In What's New, Industry News by Accessories Staff

New York—A lot of “Big Picture thinking” this week…Glen Senk, former chief executive for Urban Outfitters and David Yurman, announced a partnership with Berkshire Partners including a $350 million war chest for investing in high-growth retail. Another company investing in future potential: PVH which took a minority stake in Karl …