Getting Psyched About Saint Laurent’s New Line

You hardly need to see it in color to appreciate the boho-folkish psychedelia of Hedi Slimane’s Psych Rock line for Saint Laurent. At his spring men’s collection in June, he teased the crowd with a few women’s looks. Now, with model Grace Hartzel, he’s photographed and unveiled the rest.

The highest possible craftsmanship is the clear focus, not unlike the métiers of another French house. Here we have embroidery, beading, crochet, plumery, leatherwork, denim, and lace, not to mention an array of fine jewelry — all dancing in unison like the peace-loving throngs at Woodstock.

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