Around the Web: News, Videos, and More This Week

A lot has been going on in the fashion industry this week so, as usual, I’ve gathered the best news stories, video, and fashion articles in this week’s Around the Web.


Anthony Vaccarello to Yves Saint Laurent

I wrote about this here but I like to include other people’s articles about the best news in the industry. Last Friday, Kering announced that Hedi Slimane had resigned as creative director of Saint Laurent after there were rumors of him doing so in January. On Monday, Kering announced that Anthony Vaccarello would replace Slimane at Saint Laurent which also meant that he was leaving Versus Versace as he was the creative director of that brand before.

Read the full article here on Business of Fashion.

Apple Watch Hermès Is Getting New Color for Spring

Apple updated the colors of the Apple Watch bands last month but the didn’t update the Apple Watch Hermès. Now, Apple and Hermès will be updating the Apple Watch Hermès bands with new colors, including Hermès’ signature orange. You can also purchase the bands separately instead of buying a new watch, though, it seems as if only one of the old colors, Fauve, will be available to purchase separately with the new colors.

Read the full article here on Fashionista.



Here is another video from Charles Gross. In this video he talks about whether the Birkin is worth the price. He talks about the quality of the bags, the brand name and its history, and the craftsmanship that goes into making one of the bags.


Fashion Articles

3 Things Hedi Slimane Could Do Next

Since Hedi Slimane left Saint Laurent, there have been rumors about what brand he would go to next. Some people are saying he could go to Dior and replace Raf Simons and others are saying he could go to Chanel.

Read the full article here on GQ.

Report: Valentino Offers $569 Million to Buy Balmain

It was reported by WWD last month that the owners of Balmain want to sell the dopant and Valetino Has offered about $569 million dollars to buy it. Both Valentino and Balmain declined to comment.

Read the full article here on Fashionista.

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