Hedi Slimane, the most influential menswear designer has returned to the fashion scene.
He became chief designer for Dior Homme in 2000. With rock culture in mind, Hedi Slimane produced minimalist designs, tight short jackets teamed with very skinny trousers. His pieces appealed to and was embraced by universal youthful men. Hedi Slimane left Dior when he was at the top of the game and focused on photography. He was involved in various projects , including magazines and advertisement. After five years, March 7, 2012, he has assumed the position as creative director for Yves St. Laurent. He will have total creative responsibility for the brand image and all of its collection.
Hedi Slimane will showcase his first Yves St. Laurent Homme collection in Spring- Summer 2013. As Dior Homme once absolutely reigned the menswear fashion scene, YSL Homme will likely set the newest hight profile trend of menswear design.