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...

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...

Just like the ad campaign, the men's lookbook by Saint Laurent was photographed by designer Hedi Slimane. With some similarities to Dior Homme, the new Saint Laurent present fitted forms and suits in refined structures. Spring/summer 2013 opens a new stage for Yves Saint Laurent with...

Should the sight of Prada's ad campaign in every fashion magazine not be enough for you this fall, Steven Meisel has started shooting videos to accompany his seasonal photographs. And it is fun to see the models try their hand at acting and hear their still-girlish voices (the...

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,...

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...

 

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