Hedi Slimane Officially Heads into Photographerdom

>> Hedi Slimane has been plenty coy about his whereabouts and doings since he left Dior Homme in July 2007, but there's been one constant: his photography.  Until now, he's been working for Vogue Paris, V, and such without representation, but now, confirming last month's rumors, he's been exclusively signed by IMG-owned management agency Art + Commerce.

Such a move indicates that Hedi is moving full-steam ahead with his photography, leaving his designing to be a thing of the past, since Art + Commerce represents photographers, hairstylists, makeup artists, stylists, illustrators, even art directors — but not designers.  Or maybe he's just doing things the Tom Ford way — leaving design on bad terms for another career, only to come back a few years later with his own successful label.  Regardless, what a coup for Art + Commerce — I guess this could have been one of those options he has been so surreptitiously considering.
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