Yves Saint Laurent presents Marrakech in Motion

Yves Saint Laurent’s affections for Morocco were well documented. The designer first visited the country in the ’60s, before purchasing a house and making it his holiday location of choice. Now, for Spring/Summer 2018 Yves Saint Laurent presents Marrakech in Motion and tells us why old is new again!

 

 

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A Saint Laurent line-up would not be complete without the bomber (top left), in multiple iterations. One of the season’s most striking styles involves a spray paint effect, with a silky finish.

The trophy piece (top right) amongst the menswear looks that swaggered down Spring/Summer 2018 runway show: this black velvet varsity jacket with hand-embroidered flowers.

 

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This season’s City Backpacks are made of Toile Ikat and Toile Ikat Smarcande, which are fabrics that enhance this tribute to the Morrocan style.

 

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The signature City Backpack is now available in seasonal iterations, which feature the multi-colored Saint Laurent Éclair, as well as “Saint Laurent” and “Heaven” embroideries.

 

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Meet the Noe Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche Tote in white linen canvas. The roomy style is adorned with three engraved snap buttons for closure and a zippered interior pocket.

 

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Surely the season’s statement style, the Large Flat Saharienne Bag in black leather is rendered in black leather and suede, replete with swishing fringe.

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For the new season, the SL/06 sneaker (an iconic men’s shoe of the house featuring an embroidered signature) gets new hues that were inspired by the color palette of Morroco.

 

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The season’s new footwear style, Jump, is a statement and timeless all at once. The white leather running sneaker comes with a silver Saint Laurent logo and matching lacing details.

 

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The Rive Gauche Studded Brogues are decorated with hammered studs and pack a surprise, or two: their soles are engraved with “Betty” on the right, and “Loulou” on the left.

 

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When Ikat motifs look grown-up and polished – thanks to a subtle stripe in black and white, juxtaposed with high shine leather and a sleek Derby shape.

 

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