Instant Saint Laurent alert

Text: Markos Andriotis
Hedi Slimane’s photo and catwalk photos via

We give you the first response from Facebook and Twitter for Saint Laurent by Slimane. Yes, it hurts.

• “Dear Hedi, thank you very much for this but it’s a copy of the archive… BORING! Missing Pilati!”.

• “It almost makes you miss Tom Ford and those violet-painted nipples – pff”.

• “Hedi Slimane are you trying to ruin my life?”.

• “Omg what the F was that H&M mixed with Zara styled on Rachel Zoe”.

• “Saint Laurent has begun, loving the hat and the whole Veruschka, Janis Joplin feeling so far”.

• “Hedi-Saint Laurent Paris : This Cavalli-Gucci-Valli collection will send the “new younger targeted YSL customer” str8 to ZARA #HypeAsPoison”

A brief glance at history

Verushka in original safari jacket by Yves Saint Laurent created in 1968 produced for Vogue. Photo: Franco Rubartelli

Yves Saint La
urent photographed in a safari jacket by Helmut Newton for the opening of his FIRST men’s boutique on Rue de Tournon (1969)  Yves Saint Laurent show in 1978