Hedi and seek
So, the fashion world is abuzz today with the fact that Hedi Slimane is leaving Dior Homme (Kris Van Assche has already been named the new designer). Hedi had been trying to renegotiate his contract for nearly a year; but unlike Tom Ford, who was in a similar situation with Gucci, I have a feeling Hedi will rebound with a new line rather quickly. Rumor has it he wanted to take over the women's Dior line as well, but LVMH was way too happy with John Galliano's turnaround of the famed fashion house to let him go (and risk another drastic rebranding). So, hopefully when Hedi finds new financial backing, he'll come out with a men's and a women's line--so we women can stop raiding the men's department. In the meantime, I have a feeling that, under Van Assche, Dior Homme might start moving away from the minimalist look and more toward Galliano's decadent styling. Just a hunch.

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