Saint Laurent Spring 2014 Collection

Posted on October 01, 2013

Saint Laurent Spring 2014 Collection





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  • terpsichory

    I gather the skinny tie has evolved into the anorexic tie?

  • AzSportsGirl

    That’s some serious Michael Jackson / Annie Hall realness.

    • CT14

      I was going to say big time 80s!

      • Akmall Razlan

        did they in the 80s show their boobs, just like that? really?

        • Cynica

          If I recall, it was the 70s that brought us the see-thru blouse. All of this is retread.

          • homofascist

            Oh Cynica – let’s run off to Paris together and wear see-thru blouses and drink champagne and stare at hot French men. It is our destiny darling!

  • deathandthestrawberry

    Contempo Casual.

  • The lack of eyebrows is seriously weirding me out.

    • dashransome

      On everyone except the model in the black babydoll with slicked-back hair – who weirds me out by having too much eyebrow.

  • 80’s Power Woman Power and Boooobies.
    I’ll take four of everything!

  • EKW2

    UGH! Department store.

  • Cate

    Cheap-looking and tacky as shit.

  • Jeremiah Capacillo

    I mourn for the loss of the gorgeous Yves Saint Laurent heritage.

  • hughman

    Le Smoking Crack Jacket.

  • sleepycat

    if all the dresses were turned into pants this would be women modeling menswear. I am partial to things that are covered in lips I really like that blazer/dress.

  • JDreesen

    and this season’s newest accessory will be…..*drum roll please*…..a pursed lip!

    frowny face, frowny face, what do you see?
    i see a hungry model looking at me.

    • Donna Tabor

      They all look royally pissed, don’t they?

  • Rand Ortega

    I’m sure it’s nice for someone, but it ain’t YSL. Where’s the innovation? The edge? The elegance? This is more Balmain by Forever 21.

  • bellafigura1

    Wow, what the heck was the stage direction to the models? Make a “sucking on a lemon” face?

  • HomeOfficeGirl

    Ok I know why my boobs are down to the middle of my torso, but I don’t understand why for these girls… Are the proportions on some of these tops and jackets doing that on purpose??

    • demidaemon

      My mom asked the same question. I assume it is from having to not wear a bra all the time, because clearly bras are OUT.

    • pinkyring

      Why do all the models have old lady boob? Is that in now? If so, I’m finally in!

      • DuBey2


  • understateddiva

    A little too literal-80s as a whole, but some of the pieces I really dig!

  • Ohforfuckssake. Enough with the fucking eighties. They were a fashion nightmare, that only the hipsters want to repeat. I’m stabby now.

    • Imasewsure

      No one who dressed 80’s in the 80’s wants to relive it (except to make fun of our friends & family in pictures of course)

      • Or as Halloween costumes. I saved an eighties outfit for that. ๐Ÿ˜›

      • CT14

        Nonsense! It was better than the 70s, and there were plenty of good ideas among the shoulder pads and cowel necks.

        • Amy Hernandez

          Couldn’t agree with you more!! The 80s were definitely not a fashion nightmare, having lived through the decade myself. I am actually quite excited for the reemergence of styles like these.

      • formerlyAnon

        It astonishes me, the people whose ’80s photos are still around in great numbers. There are localized black holes, people. Utilize them.

      • TLJezebel

        I loved the 80’s for the music, not the couture or coiffure.
        Let us never go back to such dark days.

    • demidaemon

      Just now?

    • makeityourself

      My first thought was that Hedi has successfully updated the ’80s for a new generation of women who were born around 1990. The thing is, if you wore it the first time around, by now you should have developed a sense of true personal style. Nobody over the age of 45 (in her right mind) is going to wear this stuff, and YSL — oh, excuse me — SL knows this. The brand has experienced huge sales increases since Hedi started designing for them, and the customer is young, very wealthy, and skinny. For the rest of us, we’ll be wearing Yves’ vintage.

      • “Young, very wealthy, and skinny.” Yes. That would explain my (misplaced?)rage.

    • Dagney

      My pink taffeta prom dress cringes at your comment. And my dyed to match shoes will stomp you! And my pink rhinestone matching earrings will blind you!…:D

      • Challenge accepted. Fashion walk off at dawn.

      • formerlyAnon

        My collection of multi-color rhinestone dragonfly brooches will see your earrings and raise you the smaller collection of enameled stamped tin ones.

  • Chase

    If Miley Cyrus had any taste at all, she’d buy this entire collection and wear it to death. Most of these pieces say ‘fabulous badass bitch’ so much better than pasties and fishnet frocks.

    • Even as irritated as I am at this collection, I completely agree, this has her name all over it.

      • DuBey2

        I was thinking Heidi Klum! Not that she should, but she Would.

    • Erica_Vuitton

      She has worn a few of these pieces actually like the sheer button ups in both black and nude.

  • Blair Sylvester

    Take that forever 21! thats what it feels like to have your clothes ripped off. It looks really really cheap

  • boweryboy

    It’s a too literal interpretation of the 80s which makes me yawn.

  • Imasewsure

    Don’t like a lot of the straight up men’s wear looks her but like the variations – dislike almost every loud print here but I think St L just does classy better than edgy

  • kimmeister

    My viscera reacted badly to 99% of this.

  • YoungSally

    99 Luftballons.

    • Jackie4g

      What? Do you suppose the models are sportin’ armpit hair?

      • YoungSally

        I am thinking the first two may….or perhaps armpit merkins.

  • Some of these are styled so badly, like middle-aged mom is wearing her teenage daughter’s clothes.
    And others just look like cracked-out whores.

  • bertkeeter

    YSL for BEBE…..right?

  • Trisha26

    All the menswear elements are fab! If I see one more (or two) exposed breasts I will scream. Why is this a thing?!

  • conniemd

    8 sheer blouses that show nipples. Must be a record (a couple were covered by jackets, but the blouses were clearly nile exposing without the jacket or the jacket worn my wide open.

  • YourBaloneyDontGotNoSecondName

    Paging Eric Daman and The Carrie Diaries, this is how you reference the 80s.

  • formerlyAnon

    God. Can’t we keep on milking the ’70s for a while longer before we move fully into the ’80s and camp there?

    I’m begging here, people.

    • filmcricket

      The 80s have been back for quite some time. In some places they’ve already moved into the 90s.

      • formerlyAnon

        True. But they seem more aggressively omnipresent this year than they’ve been. Perhaps i’m just noticing.

      • tereliz

        Technically I think Hedi started with 70s, stomped into the 90s, then Deloreaned back to the 80s in the last three SLParis shows…

        • formerlyAnon

          The ’90s, unattractive as some of it was, don’t bother me much. I was mostly pregnant and/or busy with children under 7 during the decade, so I didn’t actually wear enough of it to have regrets.

  • demidaemon

    The models here look extra pissed, the clothes are dated (for the most part), and the styling is horrid. What an awesome collection!

  • GillianHolroyd

    zzzzzzzz Nothing new here.

  • Aurumgirl

    A literal tuxedo is a poor homage to Le Smoking.

  • Samuel Joesph Donovan

    This is a fucking insult to the greatest fashion designer who ever lived.

  • lulukittie

    Boobies & booties.

  • Kirstin McAulay

    Wow… would somebody please feed the Saint-Laurent catwalk. Hideous on too many levels.

  • alyce1213

    Yves himself did the ’80s so much better. He may be rolling in his grave.

  • Daenyx

    Hate the prints, hate the sheers… but I’ll take one of each of the leather and pinstripe pieces, please.

  • SewingSiren

    Smell her.

  • Suzanne Moore

    Bah. 80s club wear with power shoulders and short skirts.

  • quiltrx

    I take it the inspiration was “Debbie Harry’s Closet in the 80s”?
    (and that’s not a bad thing, mostly)

  • There’s nothing new under the sun. Especially not the nipples of teenage girls.

  • Jacquelyn

    For the first few I was liking it and then it went sheer and boobtastic and I got bored.

  • MilaXX

    what an aggressively ugly and tacky collection,

  • filmcricket

    If this is 80s, it’s “Last Days of Disco” 80s, not “Heathers” 80s. The models all look like they’ve pulled a three-night coke binge, and the inspiration appears to have been “Hey remember Yves went to Studio 54 that one time?”

  • Akmall Razlan

    Who is the female model who has big, amazing ears!!! I would love to know her name, could someone PLEASE tell me her name. I am obsessed with her ears!!!! OMG!!! please…

  • altalinda

    Just when there was hope that SJP would give up the raccoon eyeliner, this happens.

  • prettybigkitty

    So the 80’s are back?

  • Glam Dixie

    Did they hire the Angry Peanut, aka, Jeffery Sebelia?

  • GoAwayKardash

    Aggressively ugly styling.

  • some of the manswear elements are wearable, the dresses are mainly tacky. I just hope sparkly socks in heels don’t become a “thing”

  • CommentsByKatie

    I really wanted to call this a tacky 80’s mess, but I just can’t. There’s something about it that I love!

  • H2olovngrl

    Giving Versace some competition in the tacky ho department.

  • Dagney

    gosh, it all looks very,….just….thrift store, but tweeker thrift store. I kept thinking, was this designed by the high school kids that run the Hot Topic store in the mall?

  • Dagney

    wait…is heroin chic coming back? No. just FUCK no.

  • GreenTurtle

    Stop trying to make socks with heels happen, designers.

  • GreenTurtle

    Also, what a triumph for skinny, white girls. So underrepresented on the runway. (Yes, I had a big bowl of snark for breakfast, fellow BKs).

  • Sara Brams-Miller

    Started out so well, and then went downhill from there. I’m so over the sheer blouses.

  • RL McGruder

    I really like the gold lame dress, as well as the skinny tuxedos. The remainder – I don’t LOVE, but also don’t have a visceral hatred. I sort of miss the in-your-face big shoulder fierceness of the 80s.

  • Monday1900

    How the mighty house has fallen! These are all awful in my opinion (except for the tuxedo “Le Smoking” ripoffs). Yves must be spinning.

  • Erica_Vuitton

    So many thoughts, I’m just gonna spit them out one by one. The one shoulder puff pieces scream Lanvin. It may have worked for Michael Jackson but sparkly ankle socks and heels on a normal person just looks juvenile & stupid. I love the suits, especially the deep V jumpsuit and the sequined stripe skirt suit. The lips print reminds me of the Ungaro collection co-designed by LL that was panned by everyone and their mother. The floaty bright colored dresses feel like they came from a completely different collection… one you can get at Macy’s. And that houndstooth jacket is giving me life. The End.

  • rage_on_the_page

    It’s like Recent History Flashback Season on the runway! ’70s, ’80s, and ’90s stuff is everywhere. Love it, if only for the fact that curly hair was IN then. Fingers crossed!

  • Fannie Wolston

    Quirky styles, homely models, Some of the exposed breast flesh looked oddly displaced within the clothes…overall it’s fabulous

  • rebeemoon

    What, can someone tell me, is the point of having the models all shoving their hands in their pockets? Sure, sometimes it works. But when you’re wearing skin-tight leather pants with pockets up near the waist . . . Just sayin’.

  • lalahartma

    PLease, 80s go away.

  • SEPA_Q

    Instructions to models before they come onstage: “Look like you just smelled something bad”.

  • ThaliaMenninger

    Cue Madonna. We’re doing the 80s again.

  • MissHellDial

    The looks are at least better if you cut off the models head and just look at the clothes. That make up is hideous! Reminds me of the metal slut friends from my youth ๐Ÿ˜‰

  • jilly_d

    LOLZ. Not fresh. Not pretty. Not anything.

  • RoseJB

    Kind of digging the glitter socks, I have to admit.

  • Ana the Hated

    That third look is straight up Melissa Leo in Homicide: Life on the Street.

  • Renaissance_Man_ATL

    I really like this collection and I’m surprised at how reverential it is to wonderful ’80’s Saint Laurent. Reverential, yet updated for now. Definitely for a younger client but can easily be reworked for an older, classic client. Definitely a win!

  • LauraAgain

    Remember when models were supposed to be …. pretty?
    The 12th picture from the top … the model …. OMG.

  • Trashy clothes is trashy.

  • PinkySlinky

    Collection designed for Kristen Stewart… she’d kill it in this stuff

  • Jennifer McGuire


  • i love that lipstick dress! would like to see katherine moennig in many of these jackets (she played shane on the L word and is now on ray donovan) and helena bonham carter in that crazy black and white striped number.

  • sorry, but counting up 14 from the end, she looks like she wandered in from the set of “american horror story: asylum.”

  • irielle

    I’m used to models being thin, but some of these women (girls?) look downright scary.