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.
The designer guest-edited the December/January issue of the magazine, and tapped Hedi Slimane to shoot the cover.
A lawyer for the designer said he was “very satisfied” by the court’s decision to give him access to financial information on Saint Laurent.
The former Saint Laurent designer speaks out.
French news agency AFP said the designer is asking for a variable compensation payout and the application of a partnership agreement.