Yves Saint Laurent and Kering are pleased to announce the appointment of Anthony Vaccarello as Creative Director of the maison Yves Saint Laurent, effective immediately.
A Belgian national, Anthony Vaccarello, 36 years old, has been Creative Director of his eponymous brand since 2009, which he founded following two years at Fendi. He has also spent three years at Versus Versace, first as an independent consultant designer and then, since 2015, as Creative Director. A graduate of Belgium’s leading institution in arts and design La Cambre in Brussels, Anthony Vaccarello has an impeccably balances elements of provocative femininity and sharp masculinity in his silhouettes, so he was for Kering the natural choice to express the essence of Yves Saint Laurent.
Anthony Vaccarello will present his first collection for the maison in October 2016, during Paris Spring-Summer 2017 fashion week.