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Hedi Slimane Returns to Los Angeles—and the Late Aughts—for Celine’s Women Winter ‘23 Presentation

Celine Fall/Winter 2023
All images courtesy of CELINE.

Last night, the fashion cognoscenti converged at The Wiltern Theater in Hollywood for a night of gritty late-aughts glamour with Celine. For the brand’s first live presentation since the pandemic, Hedi Slimane made a nostalgic pilgrimage to the recent past—and to Los Angeles, the city that ushered him deep into the alt rock music world just over a decade ago, and his longtime respite from the fashion scene. Slimane was fascinated by the glitzed-up indie sleazers and ragged surf rats, overlooked in high fashion circles at the time, that prowled the city—so fascinated that he’s built a creative legacy by mining the city’s particular vein of seedy awk-rock grunge.

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