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No critics were invited to YSL's resort collection in Paris this week, so the job was left to buyers in attendance to assess Hedi Slimane's undertaking as the new creative director of the brand. According to The Cut, they seemed to unanimously agree on his success. FT's Vanessa Friedman writes: "The resort collection is said to be inspired by the early days of Saint Laurent—think of the famous photo Helmut Newton took for French Vogue in 1975 on Rue Aubriot, with a nude woman in stilettos standing next to another woman in a skinny tux with a blouse dripping a bow." And here's some good news: Though Slimane is changing the name of the house, he's keeping the Tribute shoe. [The Cut]