The Best of Haute Écriture this Month

It’s the last Saturday of the month which means it’s time for the Best of Haute Écriture. If you’re new, the Best of Haute Écriture is an article series I post on the last Saturday of every month in which I gather my top 3 favorite posts, the best news stories, videos, and more. A lot has been going on in fashion so let’s get started with this month’s Best of Haute Écriture.

Top Posts

Hedi Slimane is Céline’s New Creative Director

LVMH was all over fashion news when it announced that Hedi Slimane is the new creative director of Céline. Slimane replaces Phoebe Philo who announced her resignation as creative director of the brand last month in December and has been with the brand for 10 years. The brand will also launch menswear, couture, and fragrances. Slimane will join the brand in February, although Philo won’t be leaving until March with her last collection.

Read the full article here.

Richemont Buds $3.3 billion for Yoox Net-A-Porter Group

Richemont was all over fashion news when it announced that it has put in a €2.7 billion, or $3.3 billion, bid for the Yoox Net-A-Porter Group. The company wants to purchase what shares it doesn’t already own which is about 50% of the company at €38 per share. Richemont is already the company’s largest shareholder but the offer still puts an almost 26% premium over the company’s Friday closing price on the Milan Bourse, Italy’s stock exchange, of €30.26 per share.

Read the full article here.

Russian Designer Ulyana Sergeenko Criticized for Using N-Word

Russian designer Ulyana Sergeenko was criticized after her friend and street style blogger Miroslava Duma posted a photo on Instagram of a note she sent her with the N-word. The Tot has also removed Duma from its board of directors. Ulyana Sergeenko sent Duma a bouquet of flowers and a note that said “to my n*ggas in Paris”. Duma then posted the photo of the bouquet and note. She may have thought it was funny but she and Sergeenko are now being criticized for it in comments on both of their Instagram accounts.

Read the full article here.

News

Khloé Kardashian is Also Launching a Cosmetics Line – Fashionista

Ashley Graham Gets Her First Beauty Contract with Revlon – Haute Écriture

Hedi Slimane Will Join Céline as Creative Director – The Fashion Law

Exclusive: Kim Jones Is Leaving Louis Vuitton – WWD

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Around the Web in Fashion

 

Check Out Over 100 New Bags (with Prices!) from Chanel Pre-Collection Spring 2018, In Stores in Early February – PurseBlog

Elle: The Making of a Modern Magazine – The Fashion Law

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