Saint Laurent – Cut ties with colette

  • by Nick
  • 8 Years ago
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From countless streetwear labels making parodies of high end luxury labels and actually making a profit from it, it was only a matter of time before someone took action. In a very surprising move, Hedi Slimane, creative director of Saint Laurent Paris, formerly known as Yves Saint Laurent has decided to end its relationship with influential Parisian retailer, colette for carrying a controversial tee which states “Aint Laurent Witout Yves.”


Obviously feeling some sort of disdain, Saint Laurent canceled its Spring/Summer 2014 order from colette, thus ending a 15 year relationship. Slimane’s actions has sent a clear message towards other established retailers as well and with the “Comme de FUCKDOWN” motif being such a successful release, it seems that parodies will always be a non stop approach from current and upstart streetwear labels.

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“LIVE FAST DIE FLY” Nick Reed is not the typical New Orleans native. Even with an B.A. in Journalism and Creative Writing from Xavier University, it has been said that he was always different. Through fashion and creative writing Nick has always found a way to express himself. He is the owner of So Authentic promotional group and was a former Editor-in chief of the Xavier Herald. Over the past few years he and partner Yoey Yo have developed My HELL OF A LIFE and GFC clothing brand in hopes to change the world. Their main goal is to just make the world a little more fresh.

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