PARIS (AFP) – Anthony Vaccarello made a splash by having his fashions stroll on water for his Saint Laurent Paris style week present on Tuesday (Sept 25).
The Belgian designer might have divided opinion since he took over from the “Sultan of Skinny” Hedi Slimane on the French label two years in the past, however there was no doubting the chutzpah of his spring summer time assortment.
With the Eiffel Tower glittering within the background, Vaccarello despatched his fashions down a flooded open-air runway bordered by neon palm bushes.
Known for his hyper-sexy leggy aesthetic and for by no means utilizing an inch of cloth greater than essentially the most elastic definition of decency requires, the designer insisted on his addition to the facility dresser’s wardrobe – black leather-based sizzling pants.
For these with doubts, additionally they come in snake pores and skin.
There had been additionally splashes of unaccustomed color from a person who has to date at Saint Laurent primarily caught to a leather-heavy two-tone food regimen of black and white.
With actress Charlotte Gainsbourg, fashions Kate Moss, Cindy Crawford, Korean star Lee Sung Kyung and former French first girl Carla Bruni within the entrance row, Vaccarello went so far as matching a crimson retro jacket with a inexperienced spotty shirt.
A hippy stylish 1970s vibe appeared to spill over from Saint Laurent’s Kering steady mate Gucci – minus the irony.
Lots of crimson and blue velvet, hussar jackets and wide-brimmed hats summoned up the dying days of flower energy.
But regardless of the odd disarmingly harmless Jean Seberg/younger Mia Farrow look, it nonetheless remained Vaccarello, who can not assist himself turning out killer rock chick social gathering animal silhouettes.
As Indian style critic Manish D Mishra tweeted dryly, the present was all “nipples blazing and python boots flashing”.