Thursday, June 5, 2008
Resort! Resort! Resort!: Yves' Legacy Lives On
Just before Saint Laurent's untimely death, the creative director of his iconic house Stefano Pilati, created a resort collection that is the epitome of Saint Laurent. His genius and legacy was bursting from the seems. He used the iconic and controversial Smoking Jacket and re-imagined it in a creative and wearable way. It was androgynous while staying sexy and feminine. He used the suit looks, menswear as women's wear, and the tunic dresses Yves Saint Laurent premiered during his extensive career.