Leave it up to Saint Laurent to combine rock ‘n’ roll and elegance to create the ultimate modish collection. The brand’s creative director, Anthony Maccarello, debuted the line with modernity, establishing an ‘It’ girl’s wardrobe for a Friday night through the Parisian streets.
Across from the Eiffel Tower, the runway beamed with sky-high flashing lights setting the tone for all-black moody pieces that opened the show. From statement black hats and stylish black fringe boots, the collection was bold and gritty. The line’s black leather shorts paired with chunky platform boots complimented models’ long limbs down the runway. The Italian-Beligian designer told WWD backstage,
“Short is the best way to describe modernity. The legs are not something you have to hide.”
Featuring bohemian lace tops and fur coats, the fashion house had a collection consisting of statement pieces. Sleek leather jackets and opulent earrings reflected the brand’s traditional exquisite taste. The models sported neckties with bedazzled blazers and heels with feathered details. Reminiscing the 80’s, Maccarello took a trip down memory lane designing decorative blazers for menswear as well. Velvet suit sets made their way down the runway, accessorized with fringe scarves and cozy capes. Ironically, blazers splayed with glitter above a plaid pattern were featured, possibly setting a new trend.
The French luxury fashion house closed the show with back-to-back metallic dresses with floral patterns. Along with the sequins, Maccarello designed the mini dresses with padded shoulders and deep V-cuts to the waist. Each dress was paired with trendy platform chunky black boots, completing the edgy look. Maccarello’s daring move of incorporating glitter and rock ‘n’ roll proved the endless devotion to advancing the fashion house for both men and women.