Lady Gaga may have given preview of new era Céline
The spring summer 2019 catwalk shows are only a few weeks away but the
coming fashion weeks will be a month of debuts: there will be Riccardo
Tisci at Burberry, Daniel Lee at Bottega Veneta and of course the much
anticipated Hedi Slimane for Céline.
This week the cat may have slipped out of the (hand)bag. A new era Céline
bag to be sure. On Wednesday Lady Gaga was photographed in Paris with a
suspicious-looking new Céline bag, complete with locket and minimal
Fashion cognoscenti on social media were quick to identify the bag as the
first hint of what is to come from Hedi Slimane. The house of Céline has
remained schtum, however, neither denying nor confirming the bag is
In January Céline announced Hedi Slimane would be its new artistic director
after the widely publicised departure of Phoebe Philo.
The Céline SS19 catwalk show will be held in Paris on 28 September.