Former YSL Designer Hedi Slimane Awarded $13 Million USD in Lawsuit With Kering Group

“The contract terms were absolutely clear.”

By
Fashion
9,447 Hypes 0 Comments

In a successful lawsuit over French luxury goods holding company Kering, former Saint Laurent designer Hedi Slimane is en route to quite the large pay out. Slimane contended that his former employer failed to apply a non-compete clause in addition to associated financial remuneration prior to his departure in April. The holding group, which also owns such luxury labels as Balenciaga and Gucci, is on the hook to shell out $13 million USD in the lost dispute.

“We won. I’m happy because this its a natural outcome. The contract terms were absolutely clear,” said Slimane’s lawyer, Herve Temime, upon hearing the court’s decision.

Read Full Article

What to Read Next

Gallant Drinks Alone For "Miyazaki" Video
Music 

Gallant Drinks Alone For "Miyazaki" Video

The desolate visual pairs stunningly with his falsetto voice.

Hear Mac Miller Signee NJOMZA's New Single, "Talk About It"
Music 

Hear Mac Miller Signee NJOMZA's New Single, "Talk About It"

The Code are in the producer’s chair and they’ve sampled a Calvin Harris classic.

Rostrum Records Countersue Wiz Khalifa for over $2 Million
Music 

Rostrum Records Countersue Wiz Khalifa for over $2 Million

The label has clapped back.


Lee Jeans' Urban Riders Collection Offers Denim That Is Perfect for Any Activity
Fashion 

Lee Jeans' Urban Riders Collection Offers Denim That Is Perfect for Any Activity

A real game changer.

Mick Jenkins & theMIND Connect on "Sunkissed"
Music 

Mick Jenkins & theMIND Connect on "Sunkissed"

It’s impossible to sleep on Mick Jenkins.

Jon Snow's Father Is Finally Revealed in 'Game of Thrones'
Entertainment

Jon Snow's Father Is Finally Revealed in 'Game of Thrones'

R+L=J.

More ▾
 
Subscribe to our Newsletter

Gain access to exclusive interviews with industry creatives, think pieces, trend forecasts, guides and more.

By subscribing, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Help us serve you better

We appreciate your support in allowing HYPEBEAST ads, where we can share contents from the latest fashion, to those culturally relevant. In adding HYPEBEAST to your ad blocker's whitelist, ads on our sites will show while you continue to browse.

Help Support Us

We need ads to keep the lights on and to continue providing free news to our readers. We’d appreciate your support by whitelisting HYPEBEAST on your ad blocker. That way you can keep reading all the great stories for free.

If you have already whitelisted us, simply refresh this page. To find out how to whitelist us, click the button below.

Back

Add Us to Whitelist

We appreciate your support in allowing HYPEBEAST ads. Most ad blockers have similar whitelisting steps and settings. If you need assistance, please contact us.

Adblock Plus

  1. Click on the red ABP icon in the upper right corner of your browser.
  2. Click “Enabled on this site” to disable ad blocking for the current site. In Firefox click “disable on HYPEBEAST”.
  3. Refresh the HYPEBEAST page that you were viewing.

Adblock

  1. Click the AdBlock hand icon.
  2. Click “Don’t run on pages on this domain”.
  3. A new “Don’t run AdBlock on…” dialog may be displayed in the middle of the screen.
  4. Move the “Site” slider to the right. After that, click “Exclude”.
  5. Refresh the HYPEBEAST page that you were viewing.

uBlock

  1. Click the uBlock icon.
  2. Click the large blue “power” button in the menu that appears to whitelist the current website.
  3. Reload the HYPEBEAST page that you were viewing.

Firefox Browser

Firefox Tracking Protection may activate our whitelist notice, which can be disabled temporarily for a browsing session by clicking the shield icon in the URL bar and following the instructions.

Disconnect

  1. Click the Disconnect icon.
  2. Click “Whitelist site”.
  3. Refresh the HYPEBEAST page that you were viewing.