PPR’s Yves Saint Laurent to Name Slimane as Designer, AFP Says

PPR SA (PP) will name Hedi Slimane as chief designer for its Yves Saint Laurent label, replacing Stefano Pilati, Agence France-Presse said, citing unnamed sources.

PPR will probably announce Slimane, formerly artistic director at Dior Homme, for the post during Paris Fashion Week, which runs from Feb. 28 to March 7, AFP said yesterday.

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