With the Saint Laurent Summer 2020 collection, Anthony Vaccarello imagines the spirit of Rive Gauche and pays tribute to all the cult moments of the maison and its legendary creations: from masculine-cut tailored tuxedos for her, to deluxe hippy looks, which Vaccarello systematically reorganizes , revises and reproposes for a new generation of followers.
"It's a way of seeing Rive Gauche's clothes, a combination of the most iconic codes. Saint Laurent is about attitude as much as the show, "explains Anthony Vaccarello. The show began with a succession of leather shorts and Bermuda-style jeans, combined with tailored jackets, Betty Catroux-style sunglasses and western-style boots. funnel leg. The à la Kate Moss music festival look (back in 2005), where the pinstriped vest is worn instead of the jacket, and the shorts, also in pinstriped fabric, are more chic than the simple denim shorts, the rain boot is replaced by a high boot with a 70 'heel. The sequences of hippy-glam looks - the style that Saint Laurent himself elevated from the street in 1976 - began with printed turbans and embroidered dresses with a paisley motif in gold, chiffon shirts with upholstery, pleated skirts in lamé, shirts with ample proportions and gathered necklines on the shoulders. The show culminates in an iconic finale: all the tuxedo suits, led by Stella Tennant and closed by Naomi Campbell. Past and present unite to create a timeless silhouette, an imaginary journey in a very real style and close to its audience, which transcends generations.