Condé Nast College Project: Les Ballets Russes To Fashion – ‘Astonish me!’

YSL’s fashion built a significant relationship to art, particularly through the homage collections to Mondrian and Serge Poliakoff (1965), later to Picasso (1979). The Mondrian print “block[ed] out the new proportions“, unveiling much more leg. Picasso and cubism represented “the permanence of classicism and breath-taking imagination“. Willing to dress the

Condé Nast Project: Rebellious Renewal Of Romanticism

Saint Laurent SS16 collection gave a new twist to romanticism: women are moody, girls with attitude will blossom down the streets next spring, no matter if strange, tough or glamorously punk. Named ‘Romantic Rebellion’, this trend is all about “material composition and textural amplification“. Florals are around the corner but

Condé Nast College Project: A ‘Déjà Vu’ Of Music, Youth And Heroines

Mirroring not only the tortured psychedelic years of Monsieur Saint Laurent, last ready-to-wear SS16 show venue promoted a multifaceted ‘perfect imperfection’. Grunge princesses revisited femininity. Predominant short dresses draw a comfortable 2015’s lifestyle, while long ones speak for an insecure social climate. Present European situation being not flourishing, Saint Laurent’s