Hedi Slimane (Patrick McMullan, Billy Farrell) We’re only a few days away from finally seeing the new Celine. No matter the goal, the postures, the opinions, the noise, the agendas, the key to all this is magic and delight.” Hedi Slimane’s debut Celine show takes place on September 28 at 8:30pm. Hedi Slimane gives his first interview as the head of Celine Since Hedi Slimane 's appointment at Celine , he's already removed the accent from the logo but has barely said a word to the press. The Most Hedi Slimane Things Hedi Slimane Said in His First Celine Interview. Days ahead of Celine ‘s highly anticipated runway presentation, Hedi Slimane was interviewed by the French newspaper Le Figaro . Rimbaud’s verse, glitter, Parisian clubs, and “the reptilian glamour of Lou Reed:” designer Hedi Slimane on the olfactory touchstones he used for Celine’s first-ever fragrance collection. For all his Instagram teasing and gifts to Lady Gaga , creative director Hedi Slimane has certainly racked up a lot of publicity — and caused more than a little anxiety amongst Celine fans sad to see Phoebe Philo go in the first place.

Here’s what to expect. Ending the interview, Slimane shared his life motto: “Holding up.

Hedi Slimane Sheds Light on Celine's Biggest Changes Following His Appointment The creative director opens up about the removal of the fashion house’s accent. Fashion designer Hedi Slimane just gave his first interview to French newspaper Le Figaro since his appointment as the artistic director of French luxury brand Celine..

Designs in Hedi Slimane’s collection for LVMH’s Celine show during Paris Fashion Week on Friday were youthful, black, and rock ‘n’ roll – a bit like Kering’s Saint Laurent. Hedi Slimane is joining fashion house Céline, and he’s introducing ready-to-wear menswear to the brand for the very first time.