Saint Laurent Takes On Colette In T-Shirt War

10/01/2013 01:54 pm ET
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Hedi Slimane has had his share of battles with fashion critics and magazine editors during his first year as the designer of Saint Laurent. And now he is challenging a retailer who did not agree precisely with his vision for the label.

On Tuesday, Sarah Andelman, the creative director and an owner of Colette, said that Saint Laurent had informed her that it was severing ties with her Paris store, one of the most influential independent retailers in the world.

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