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Post subject: Fashion superstar Slimane to take over at Celine
|Fashion superstar Slimane to take over at Celine
The 49-year-old French-born creator is one of fashion's biggest and most enigmatic names, and his future has been surrounded by speculation since he walked away from Saint Laurent last year.
The luxury giant LVMH, which owns Celine, has given Slimane complete control of the brand's images and creative side in order to sign him up -- a concession which put him alongside Chanel's Karl Lagerfeld as one of the most powerful designers in fashion.
They are also letting him create a menswear line at the label, which up until now only made clothes for women.
Announcing the surprise appointment, Bernard Arnault, the owner of LVMH, said: "He is one of the most talented designers of our time."
"Hedi will oversee and develop all creativity for both women's and men's fashion, but also for leather goods, accessories and fragrances," he added.
Lagerfeld, who famously shed 41 kilos (90 pounds) in order to squeeze into Slimane's skinny jeans, was the first to cheer the news.
"I am enchanted, what a great choice," he told Women's Wear Daily. "It will be great."
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