Saint Laurent Names Hedi Slimane Creative Director

(Corrects designer’s first name in headline)

Yves Saint Laurent, the French fashion house owned by PPR (PP) SA, appointed Hedi Slimane, who designed its menswear collection until 2000, as creative director. Slimane will have “total creative responsibility for the brand image and all its collections,” PPR said in an e- mailed statement today.

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