Paris luxury label Saint Laurent and Belgian-born head designer Anthony Vaccarello have been quietly rolling out campaign videos throughout the year, each simply titled by consecutive numbers. This week, the label published “YSL 11” featuring its crystal diamond boots, famously worn by Rihanna not long after they appeared on the YSL’s fall 2017 runway.
When an item appears on the fashion landscape that creates a lot of buzz like Saint Laurent’s Swarovski crystal slouch boots did, it’s always interesting to watch which celeb is able to nab said item before it hits retail. Not surprisingly, Rihanna was spotted wearing the boots in Paris within days of them being shown [read more]
As runway presentations have become less momentous, items that cause a big stir within the fashion community have become far and few between. Thank goodness for Saint Laurent and head designer Anthony Vaccarello, who came to the rescue with the label’s runway presentation for fall 2017, held during Paris Fashion Week.
Under the new design leadership of Anthony Vaccarello, Paris luxury label Saint Laurent has released a black and white short, titled “YSL04 Evening Part 1.”
Directed by Nathalie Canguilhem, the film depicts a dark lit club scene and stars many of Vaccarello’s favorite models: Freja Beha Erichsen, Cara Taylor, Hiandra Martinez, Jourdana Phillips, Mileshka, Sasha [read more]
Saint Laurent and head creative Hedi Slimane have teased a series of video shorts in advance of the label’s AW16 men’s and women’s “part 1” presentations, slated for February 10th at Los Angeles’s legendary theater, the Palladium. Women’s “part 2” will be presented in Paris on March 7th. The videos includes clips of artists and [read more]
Saint Laurent designer Hedi Slimane continues to lean into rock and punk themes for design inspiration and with his “A Tribute to Contemporary Californian Surf Music Culture” collection for Spring 2016, taps Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love as muses. While the offerings are by no means a strict interpretation of punk fashion as worn by [read more]
Saint Laurent has released a lookbook called “Psych Rock,” featuring model Grace Hartzel as shot by Hedi Slimane. Some of these looks were first shown during the men’s Spring 2015 presentation, which included some women’s looks. The items shown here are now available on the label’s website and with exclusive retailers like Barney’s.
A lot has gone down since Hedi Slimane presented his first runway for Saint Laurent in 2012, an event that was overshadowed by criticism over who he did and didn’t invite to show. Since then with the decline in magazine sales, the fashion press is less powerful than ever and in Slimane’s case, even then [read more]