Thursday, February 11, 2016

Saint Laurent Fall 2016



Let the fawning begin!!!

 Oooooh Hedi, you’re such a sly fox!! Gauchos forever!! Why not bring back skorts too, after all gauchos were such a thud in the 60s but then again we have you to reinterpret them from thrift stores around the world. What on earth would victims do without overpriced clothes that border on or possibly step over the line when it comes to pedestrian, mediocre and boring... where to start ….

 
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Firstly it should be said that if the women’s clothes are taken out of context, they will make all the polar fleece manufacturers happy as well as the Chinese furriers who deal in armpit and asshole type creations. We went from meth heads to matronly in one fell swoop and please spare me  the YSL references as whichever "the team"  chose amount to a pile of meh! Take away the supposed mega wattage of Courtney Love and Justin Bieber as in who cares and the all the hype and you wind up with a Lord & Taylor catalog from around 1973…. Be still my heart. And a great thanks to Albert and Pearl Nipon for their contributions!

 
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The leathers are clumsy; the lengths are actually as funny as the silhouettes since they don’t exactly adhere to the nickel a BJ, needle hanging from the arm philosophy Slimane has spewed at us since the start. It is possible to say that when in doubt use leopard or any other animal print you can find, after all, the patterns are a distraction from the lack of design.

 
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Oh, I have digressed here as Men’s is on the menu as well or shall I say The Michael Jackson collection of jackets or maybe it is the school uniform jackets or maybe the Rousteing collection with a Saint Laurent label... now did I use the right logo.. I need to quick do a consult!

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Without question, we may be able to dub this the Saint Laurent package store as almost every model is poured into a pair of black pants which are about 1/2 inch short in the rise but hiked up to the waist .. Hence a package! Every jacket with that high shrunken looking pocket stance and oh yes.. the greatest innovation of them all... pinstripes and more wimpy stock tie shirts for men. Let’s not forget the Hedi slouch meaning hunching up when you wear the brand. And its mandatory!

 
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All in all this is a yawn. Worse than that is the designer and his brand have become caricatures of themselves and devolved into just one more me too collection with a boat load of hype.

 
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Pauvre Hedi!


PS.. Please keep in mind that one of these original scarves will run you about a grand so if you are longing to look like Steven Tyler.. Start saving your pennies.. and, Girls.. well you are on your own