Seems These Fashion Models Forgot to Put Clothes On

Meet YSL’s new creative director, and his very naked models

By Diane Rommel

 
Meet YSL’s New Creative Director, and His Very Naked Models
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22 June 2016

What’s a clothing line without clothing?

Just a bunch of naked models, apparently.

That’s the gist of Saint Laurent’s Fall 2016 collection — as seen in an Instagram preview from the famed French fashion house. It’s the debut offering from new creative director Anthony Vaccarello, who clearly intends to trade on a different sort of attitude than his predecessor, the widely imitated Hedi Slimane, whose own ads evinced a love of slim silhouettes (for men and women alike), rock stars and artful layering.

Presumably, Vaccarello’s full creative offering will at some point incorporate fabric — but if you’ve ever wondered whether fashion lines are in the business of selling schmattes or attitude, you’ve got your 2016 answer.

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