SAINT LAURENT – SS17 COLLECTION BY ANTHONY VACCARELLO SEPTEMBER 27TH – 37, RUE DE BELLECHASSE – PARIS VII SOUNDTRACK BY SEBASTIAN – COURTESY OF SEBAK/ ED BANGER RECORDS/ BECAUSE MUSIC Anthony Vaccarello chose to hold his debut show for Saint Laurent in the impressive surroundings of a palatial building site—a former monastery, later a military headquarters, which has […]

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  The excitement surrounding Maria Grazia Chiuri’s debut at Christian Dior was palpable—the first woman ever to take charge as creative director of this storied house, which for so long has stood for “femininity” in the psyche of French culture. But what does “femininity” mean in today’s world? Chiuri is a grown-up professional, who comes from long experience […]

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There was plenty of talk on the front row about who might replace Raf Simons as creative director at Dior – but it was still very much a guessing game. Will it be Hedi Slimane, rumoured to be quitting Saint Laurent? Or maybe McQueen’s Sarah Burton, who presented her collection in London while heavily pregnant […]

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The beat of the toms-toms has been getting louder all week and by the time of tonight’s Saint Laurent fashion show the rumours had increased to deafening proportions. The facts were that there would be a Saint Laurent womenswear show, held (as it was revealed relatively late in the day) in an elegant hôtel particulier […]

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