Hollywood Palladium | Sunset Boulevard | Los Angeles
SAINT LAURENT TAKES OVER HOLLYWOOD | A TRIBUTE TO L.A. MUSIC SCENE
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 10th, 2016 —Hedi Slimane, creative director of the French House Saint Laurent, showcased his rock ‘n’ roll-influenced fall-winter collection for men and “part 1” of women’s fall collections at the notable Hollywood Palladium – including 93 looks worn by 71 models and some of the models were actually real musicians.
This is the second project that Slimane direct in Los Angeles, the first was his Moca Contemporary Photography show – held in Nov 2011.
It is the perfect occasion to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Rive Gauche collection, without forgetting that this show took place point-blank in the middle of Grammy and Oscar week.
Slimane created an amazing and prodigious collection – celebrating L.A. and the world of the music – putting to be any rumours regarding his possible departure from Saint Laurent.
Saint Laurent showcase Fall/Winter collection at the Hollywood Palladium, Los Angeles.
Animal printed coat, different combinations of fabrics and textures.
A collection for confident women and men that dress chic with a rock’n’roll grunge touch. Elegance is in Saint Laurent’s DNA.
It is a clear reference and tribute to Jimi Hendrix, Kurt Cobain and glam rockers style.
Androgynous looks and bow-neck blouses for men and gilded brocades details.
Sophisticated looks from the runway created by Saint Laurent Paris | A combination of sparkle luxurious pieces in leather, velvet, fur.
Michael Jackson’s jacket inspiration
Attention to details: fringe, paillettes and floral embroidery enrich the garments.
FROM PARIS TO L.A WITH LOVE
The guests list is full of standout celebrities such as singer Lady Gaga, Kering chairman and chief executive Francois-Henri Pinault, Lenny Kravitz and Zoe Kravitz, Justin Bieber, Sylvester Stallone, Jessica Alba, Demi Moore, Pamela Anderson and model Rosie Huntington – Whiteley. Following the show, the Palladium floor transformed into a convivial and cool after-party with concert and live performances.
Front-row guests and artists that attended the show
Work hard and play hard, right Mr Slimane ?
Photos credit: Saint Laurent