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 Hedi Slimanes's love of rock music is reflected in his design, which borrows its name from his book London Birth Of A Cult, which chronicles two years in the life of Pete Doherty.







International Designer of The Year is just one of the many accolades Parisian Hedi Slimane has acquired in a glittering career that has made him one of the most revered and in-demand designers of his generation.

Slimane has worked in the world's leading fashion houses, including Louis Vuitton, Yves-Saint-Laurent and currently Christian Dior. In addition to designing the Dior menswear collection, he also serves as artistic director for men's fragrance and director of design for the Dior Boutiques for Men.

Recent projects include Stage a book of rock photography featuring the White Stripes, Pete Doherty and Franz Ferdinand among others and solo exhibition As Tears Go By. Hedi has also been working on an architecture project at the Yard Gallery, London which opens November 2006.