Hedi Slimane

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Birthday
5, 1968
Birthplace
Paris, France
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
5, 1968 (age 50)
Birthplace
Paris, France

About

Fashion designer and photographer who served as the creative director of Dior and Saint Laurent. He was known for encouraging the skinny look in his fashion.

Before Fame

He first took an interest in photography at age 11. He studied at the École du Louvre, where he completed a tailor apprenticeship.

Trivia

He befriended musicians like The Libertines, Franz Ferdinand and Jack White, designing on-stage outfits for them.

Family Life

He was born in the 19th arrondissement of Paris to an Italian mother and a Tunisian father.

Associated With

Iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfield dropped more than 90 pounds over the course of a year to adopt Slimane's slim silhouette.