Harper's Bazaar (Singapore)

DESIGNEDES­IGNER MOVEMENTS

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92. HAIL, HEDI!

Hedi Slimane, solely responsibl­e for our skinny jeans addiction in the early ’90s, was appointed Creative Director of Yves Saint Laurent before becoming the Creative Director of CELINE in 2018.

Raf Simons made his mark as the Creative Director for the French couture house of Christian Dior from 2012 to 2015, and then took over Calvin Klein from 2016 to 2018. Today, he is designing for his eponymous label.

9 4 . T H E E VO LU T I O N O F LO U I S V U I T TO N

American fashion designer Marc Jacobs’ last show for Louis Vuitton marked the end of an era for the luxury French house in 2013. French designer Nicolas Ghesquière took over as the new Creative Director and his debut collection signalled the dawning of a new age when he introduced his signature sartorial artistry.

9 5 . P H I L O ’ S FA R E W E L L

When news of British designer Phoebe Philo’s departure from Céline broke in 2018, fans took to social media—creating Instagram accounts such as @oldceline—to remember her creations.

9 6 . G U CC I ’ S N E W G R O OV E

Reviving the luxury Italian fashion house of Gucci when he was appointed the brand’s new Creative Director in 2015, Italian fashion designer Alessandro Michele changed the mood of global fashion by introducin­g his irreverent brand of whimsy.

9 7. V I R G I L A B L O H ’ S N E W G I G

American CEO of Milan-based fashion label Off-White, Virgil Abloh replaced British designer Kim Jones at Louis Vuitton for the French fashion empire’s men’s collection­s in 2018. He is the House’s first black designer.

98. BURBERRY’S NEW VISIONARY

After 17 years of English fashion designer Christophe­r Bailey’s leadership at the luxury British heritage house of Burberry, Italian designer Riccardo Tisci was appointed the brand’s new Chief Creative Officer in 2018.

99. DIOR HOMME’S NEW KING

British designer Kim Jones started his new position as Creative Director at Dior’s menswear line Dior Homme in 2018, injecting a fresh sensibilit­y.

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Gucci's new designs see a fresh take on ’80s fashion
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Phoebe Philo

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