Which isn't to say she avoids the runway; quite the contrary, appearances at Saint Laurent, Tom Ford, Louis Vuitton, Balenciaga, and Chanel prove she's got the mettle for it. But her face is so insouciant, so tomboyish, so cheeky that it screams for a closer, longer look. Not that anyone in...

The motif has captivated everyone from Yves Saint Laurent to Marc Jacobs. For resort 2013, Riccardo Tisci propelled the theme to new levels of modernity, taking paisley prints in chiffon or silk and working them into electrifying combinations, contrasting them with graphic black-and-white...

If, environmentally speaking, plastic has a half-life of forever, why not fashion it into an Yves Saint Laurent handbag? It seems so obvious now. Behold the Muse Two Artisanal Recycled bag, made by the impoverished yet industrious women of Burkina Faso, a small central African country, with...

We have to admit, Hedi Slimane really knows how to keep the fashion world buzzing. Just days after debuting his Spring 2013 Saint Laurent collection in Paris, the designer has taken to the brand's newly relaunched website with a handful of new images of the clothes. Although YSL had previously...

stop France's First Lady Valérie Trierweiler, Anna Wintour, and Stephanie Seymour's ubiquitous fashion-obsessed sons from attending the most anticipated show of the week. "Ain't no mountain high enough," to borrow from Diana Ross. Hedi Slimane's menswear return at Saint Laurent is a...

During the 1950s and 60s, the most elite of elite couturiers—Christian Dior, Hubert de Givenchy, Yves Saint Laurent, Cristóbal Balenciaga—got their finest fabrics from Abraham, a Swiss company whose particular métier was printing silk. MoMu's exhibition, Silks & Prints from the Abraham...

Azzedine Alaïa and Farida Khelfa, photo Jean-Paul Goude, 1985 Madonna and Azzedine Alaïa, photo Steven Meisel, Vogue Italia, 1989 Azzedine Alaïa and Yasmeen Ghauri, photo Patrick Demarchelier, Vogue Italia, 1991 Azzedine Alaia and Elle McPherson, photo Gilles Bensimon, 1986 Azzedine...

If the Orient Express were to travel from Las Vegas to Asia with a final stop in Paris for Fashion Week, you might guess Dries Van Noten had been riding this train in the run-up to his spring collection. The Dries Express started us off in 1960s Las Vegas with a nod to femme-fatale casino...

10/03/12 - Hedi Slimane's first collection for French brand Yves Saint Laurent is a masterpiece inspired by the seventies and a dark Los Angeles style. The designer/photographer has lived there for the past five years, since leaving Dior Homme. SAINT LAURENT PFW S/S...

Then Slimane developped his vision of an elongated Saint Laurent's woman hoisted on spiky T-strap shoes, a multi-layered contemporary girl at once tomboyish, romantic, sexy, feminine, folksy. In fact, Slimane touched on all of Yves Saint Laurent's trademarks, most notably chic tailoring,...

 

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