Shop the interactive Saint Laurent Spring 2021 RTW collection, focusing on slim tailoring, statement jewelry, and sheer blouses.
“With everything that was going on in the world, I wanted something softer, warmer,” said Anthony Vaccarello. “I’ve never really done ‘comfortable’ before.”
The fis his answer to how to approach it by delving into the YSL archives, alighting in his usual resolutely left-field and non-historicist way on the fluid, pliable jersey dressing that Saint Laurent did in 1968.
The collection is a healthy dose of the stripped-down late ’90s at work here, more of which later—can be seen in the mix of Vaccarello’s Nehru-collared belted jackets worn with bike shorts, the minimal new suiting of a tunic and pants with a flick at their hems, and the graphic jumpsuits.
Jurgen Teller also directs a film set to ‘La Maritza’ by Sylvie Vartan featuring the variety of Paris, ranging from modern construction to the iconic architecture of the Eiffel Tower. All the while, statement designs of the season stand out in streamlined silhouettes.