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Saint Laurent wants your boy to kiss boys

“The most beautiful clothes that can dress a woman are the arms of the man she loves.” – Yves Saint Laurent. Emmanuel Giraud and Paul Franco direct a video for the Saint Laurent of the current generation: young, gritty, sexy, carefree, tough. Somewhere along the line the meaning of luxury was reshaped and rewritten, and Saint Laurent under Hedi Slimane is at the fore. In…

The luxury resale site you need to know about: Vestiaire Collective

Some discoveries are so good, you’re not sure whether to tell the whole world about them or keep them all to yourself. Vestiaire Collective is one of those gems: if you’re not already using it, you’ll thank us for deciding to share. A curated online buy-and-sell for luxury pieces, Vestiaire is something of a best kept secret for the super-stylish. It’s where you can find…

The Yves Saint Laurent biopic by Jalil Lespert

Expected to hit theaters on January 8 2014, the new Yves Saint Laurent film directed by Jalil Lespert portrays the dramatic and influential life of one of the world’s most famous couturiers. The city was Paris, the year 1957 and at just 21 years old, Yves Saint Laurent (played by Pierre Niney) is named head of design at the house of Christian Dior, and so…

A fashioniser’s guide to Marrakech

We’ve already shared some of the beauty of the area and its surrounds in our photo diary from Morocco, but when a fashioniser finds themselves in Marrakech (alternatively known as Marrakesh – both spellings are correct), what should they do and where should they go? Away from the most common of tour guides, away from the polish of those guides focussed only on fabricated luxury…

Lady Gaga topless again for V Magazine

Lady Gaga poses for more interesting covers for the September 2013 issue of V Magazine. The 27 year old pop singer doesn’t mind posing nude, dirty and portraying different looks for the sake of art and fashion. Gaga sports an embellished jacket and different custom made pieces from designer brands like Yves Saint Laurent and Giorgio Armani as photographed by the prolific duo Inez &…

10 absurd fashion statements we’re happy never became trends

While it’s true that we all share a certain connection with the past and we have the good old days to thank for some of our all-time favourite fashion trends, think ultra-short mod dresses, Letterman jackets, peter pan collars and cat eye sunglasses, fashion as we know it today would have been a totally different story had any of the following fashion statements emerged into…

Miley Cyrus short-haired for Elle UK

American actress and songwriter Miley Cyrus landed the cover of Elle UK for June 2013, sporting a platinum blonde cropped hairstyle. Miley is shirtless and is just wearing an androgynous black and white silk jacket by Lanvin and a gold necklace from Yves Saint Laurent.

Karlie Kloss covers Vogue Japan

American supermodel Karlie Kloss returns to the cover of Vogue Japan for their June 2013 issue. Karlie is wearing Yves Saint Laurent on the cover of this boho romance themed issue, looking very lovely in her short bob hairstyle with bangs.

Contrasts and compliments

Sometimes the best way to compliment a fashion statement is by contrasting it. A printed pant suit that’s so relaxed it borders pyjama-esque thus needs something a little glamorous to contradict it; a bold jewelled necklace or a pair of stiletto-heeled ankle boots, perhaps. In donning one such relaxed pant suit of head-to-toe abstract print – this one being by Ukranian designer Yasya Minochkina –…

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