Slimane is taking aim at T-shirts that parody the luxury brand he helms.
According to sources, Yves Saint Laurent is taking legal action against several makers of T-shirts bearing the “Ain’t Laurent Without Yves” slogan.
The French fashion house also has severed a 15-year business relationship with Paris retailer Colette for having carried them.
Sarah Andelman, Colette’s creative director, purchasing manager and the daughter of store founder Colette Rousseau, is crying foul, saying multibrand retailers should be free to select their assortments. For More
[above: A man wearing a parody T-shirt with the divisive slogan. Photo By Kuba Dabrowski]