Slimane’s Celine

A changed font and lost accent makes no difference where talent is stagnant. Not even century gothic can change the narrative if the there is no story in the text. The story of Céline is one of a quietly cool and comfortable woman and you got the sense that she was in love with her…

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Beautiful July- YSL, A Blush Story

It was the summer of 2008 and I was feeling pretty low. I am a late bloomer when it comes to make up, like so many things actually, but we won’t get into how I still have songs like When You’re Gone on my iTunes play list but go figure. I went into John Lewis…

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Revolving Doors- Hedi Slimane Leaves YSL.

This lasted much longer than I anticipated it would, but when his return was announced and his first collection was shown, I thought it was only a matter of time before Slimane would leave YSL. Let’s be real here people, let’s be really, really real here- he cheapened the brand. Hedi Slimane chose to render confusion…

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The Californication of Saint Laurent.

Hedi Slimane is having a tantrum and has thrown all his toys out of the pram because not everybody loves Hedi. We missed that memo. But I’ll give Hedi points for tailoring, not very big points because he was a menswear designer therefore tailoring should be his strongest suit, but points no less. Here’s the…

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