PLAY IT AGAIN: Gaelle Collet is reuniting with Hedi Slimane.
Having worked alongside the designer first at Dior Homme, then later at Saint Laurent, Collet has joined him at Céline as press and media director, WWD has learned. Her most recent position was director of special projects at Dior. Collet reports to Céline chief executive officer Séverine Merle.
Slimane joined the LVMH-owned brand on Feb. 1 as artistic, creative and image director, and has been tasked with leading the house into men’s wear, couture and fragrance. He will show his first collection for women and men next September during Paris Fashion Week.