Remembering Loulou de la Falaise (1948 – 2011), Outstandingly Excellent muse to Yves Saint Laurent. RIP
Presenting looks #1 throught #6 from the Stefano Pilati‘s ‘s Excellently Outstanding Spring/Summer 2011 collection for Yves Saint Laurent. Full collection view, and review, via WWD, HERE.
Presenting some of the tender moment between Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé as revealed in the new documentary L’Amour Fou, directed by Pierre Thoretton, opening Wednesday, September 22, 2010 in Paris.
Screening No Way Back, the short film, directed by Ari Marcopoulos and featuring tattoo Los Angeles-based artist Mark Mahoney, to be shown during Stefano Pilati’s Spring/Summer 2011 presentation for Yves Saint Laurent, Friday, June 25 at 13h00 in Paris.
Presenting The Muse Two “Military,” the limited edition bag by Stefano Pilati for YSL. Pilati has customized YSL’s iconic Muse Two bag with military canvas chosen from army surplus. Fabric, color, and text are specific to each canvas, making each bag a unique piece. Available at YSL Boutiques and select retailers worldwide. Price: $2332.
Attending the first large retrospective exhibition dedicated to His Excellency Yves Saint-Laurent, on view from March 11 through August 29, 2010, at Le Petit Palais in Paris, featuring 307 of the late designer’s Outstandingly Excellent haute couture and prêt-à-porter looks, ranging from his beginnings at Dior in 1958, with the famous “Trapèze” collection, to his exquisite evening dresses from 2002.
Presenting a detail shot of one of the Excellent fabrics used by Antonio Berardi in his Fall/Winter 2010 collection, inspired by an old Helmut Newton photograph (and Yves Saint Laurent), featuring a belted black trench coat in shiny silk, pencil skirts and dresses, with corset inserts and ntricate paneling, exquisite furs, transparent chiffon blouses, and long, lean dresses in lace and velvet, some embellished with Swarovski 3-D embroidery. all worn with fetish-y stilettos by Christian Louboutin. Full collection slideshow at WWD.com. Show video at Swarovski.tv.
Presenting the video of the Spring/Summer 2010 Manifesto, photographed by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin and featuring Natalia Vodianova wearing Excellent looks from Stefano Pilati‘s Spring/Summer 2010 collection for Yves Saint Laurent.