Explore the signature styles of the 1970s and 1980s
The smoking (tuxedo) jacket is one of Yves Saint Laurent’s signature styles. In 1966 Saint Laurent transformed the male tuxedo to create a suit specifically for women, expanding the range of evening wear available.
This ensemble consists of the smoking (tuxedo) suit and a long, masculine coat.
The Safari jacket is one of Yves Saint Laurent’s iconic looks, and is inspired by the sportswear worn by the elegant aristocracy. Saint Laurent transformed the highly functional safari jacket into a fashion statement. This ensemble consists of trousers and shirt jacket in the same fabric, with a wide belt to define the waist, representing a look that’s sporty yet feminine.
Collection video featuring models wearing vintage Yves Saint Laurent items mixed with today’s real clothes. The vintage clothes with their elegant, classy designs and silhouettes, and their superb, flowing materials are a delight to watch. Combined with today’s clothes, the result is a distinctive collection with a contemporary twist.