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Hedi Slimane Makes His First Big Hire

Hedi Slimane.
Hedi Slimane. Photo: Miguel Villagran/Getty Images

Almost two weeks in as Yves Saint Laurent’s new creative director, Hedi Slimane has brought on Laurence Kleinknecht to be the brand’s new worldwide press director. The pair previously worked together at Dior Homme, and Kleinknect handled the publicity for Slimane’s photography career.