Founded in 1961 by Algerian-born Yves Saint Laurent, the brand has been considered one of the world's most prominent fashion houses. Pioneering the power suit and made famous for its modern and iconic pieces. Saint Laurent took traditionally masculine items such as its tuxedo jackets and made them work for a new kind of womenswear, designed to empower its wearer. It was a time of change in the fashion industry and Anthony Vaccarello’s Fall 2020 collection is no different.
With tailoring always at the heart of the Maison Saint Laurent, the real vision came from Jane Fonda’s quintessential 70’s style which has made her the style icon she is today. From over the knee boots to statement belts the 70’s brought some of the most iconic trends we all still love today.
The collection was previously shown at Paris Fashion Week, expressed by new fits, warm and soft colors through variations of camel, beige and gold hues. Reinforcing the idea of a power suit, every bit the fall staple, the velvet tailored jackets associated with vintage cropped denim is a silhouette that embodies the DNA of this season.
The iconic sculptural shoulder shapes which provide this masculine and feminine touch to the looks are twisted with various colours from iconic black hues, rich burgundies to forest greens, leather, velvet and suede draped within the collection, everything you need when those colder months arrive.
An iconic animal print of the Maison is part of the knitwear collection, with luxurious long cardigans in leopard jacquard that can be worn as an outer knit. This theme crosses all categories with leopard prints on dresses, outerwear, fur coats, blouses and jersey pieces, the perfect print to add to your closet to make a statement this season.
Images Courtsey of Saint Laurent