The French PR will be reunited with Hedi Slimane, with whom she previously worked at Dior Homme and Saint Laurent.
Bernard Arnault hopes the “global superstar” designer will help the French brand double or triple its revenues within the next five years.
He is to start at the French house on Feb. 1 and show his first collection next September.
The former Saint Laurent designer did a Q&A with Vogue Italia.
Some believe that marquee talents got too big for their boots, demanding outsized salaries, lavish perks and too much creative control.
Kering has plans for more stores and many more sales under the Saint Laurent banner.
The French house issued a statement exclusively to WWD.
The Paris concept store on Monday unveiled two window displays devoted to the French fashion house, sealing their reconciliation after a three-year hiatus.
Anthony Vaccarello commissioned American artist and fashion photographer Collier Schorr to design the campaign based on raw collages.
Slimane is suing Kering for 9.3 million euros related to his minority shareholding in his former employer, in addition to the $13 million Kering was already ordered to pay him in application of a non-compete clause.