“Where the Silver Wind Blows” is the title for Saint Laurent’s new Winter 2021 film. The ethereal film transverses different landscapes and ecosystems showing the collection from a different perspective from what we’re used to seeing from Saint Laurent.
Standing against the hostile nature ground, Anthony Vaccarello’s Winter 21 collection shakes up Saint Laurent’s bourgeois codes. Hanging in the balance between right and wrong, the ephemeral takes over. Colors clash against the black scene, exactly where the clothes were imagined. Unshapely metal bodies come together with sixties tweed suits and fur hems, claiming their effortless nature. Glitzy imperfections taken from the classic wardrobe of nineties cult-musician Peaches, blur the line between cheesy and luxurious.
Sharp metallic jersey bodysuits echo the gleaming cascades of fantasy jewelry, disguised as precious. The irrepressible lightness of the collection mocks its serious ambitions, reversing preconceptions. The unnecessary is a featured performer, becoming necessary to revive the past. “Serious matters push you to take other things less seriously, finding the balance while staying on the edge is a sophisticatedAnthony Vaccarello