Christian Dior Couture on Thursday announced the renewal of Hedi Slimane's role as artistic director in charge of the Dior Homme line.

The Paris-based firm said the agreement will allow it to continue to further develop the growth strategy of the line plus Dior men's fragrances and cosmetics unit.

Sidney Toledano, president and CEO of Christian Dior Couture, commented: "In light of the recent success of the Dior Homme line, I am very pleased to continue our collaboration with Hedi."