Tuesday, 5 March 2013

Saint Laurent

I am not one for religiously writing detailed analyses of the Fashion Week trends. For someone who writes a "style" blog I know sweet FA about the ins and outs and shake-it-all-abouts of the fashion industry. Playing keep-up with trends and their haute couture origins is pretty much on par with the idea of attempting to stop a bandsaw with my face on my list of great ways to spend my time, and I'd rather not waste your all-too-fleeting lives (or mine, for that matter) by subjecting you to an in-depth, amateur analysis of the latest cloth circus.

However, Saint Laurent's Fall 2013 collection is pretty much everything I want my wardrobe to be, so I couldn't possibly let it slip by after seeing Mark Francis Vandelli's* blurred Instagram photo's of the event  without putting my two cents in.

Vandelli was quick to brand the whole shebang as 'ghastly', which is unsurprising considering his uber-polished aesthetic, which was pretty much the antithesis of the SL show.

Yep, ol'Hedi went grunge...GRUNGE! The lazy fashionista/student/music lover/habitual misanthrope's dream! Floaty chiffon and floral print dresses layered with chunky cardigans and Cobain-esque oversized shirts! Pussybows, insanely sheer tights and stampy-stompy boots accented with lashings of leather! Roughed-up LBD's and polished gothic androgyny! Tartan! Beaded jackets! Chunky knit scarves! SHOES THAT ARE ACTUALLY EASY TO WALK IN!! Finally, a series of catwalk looks that I might actually be able to recreate with a trip to the chaz shop and clothes I actually own!!! I think my fashion loins just exploded from over-stimulation.

Trinity from the Matrix goes on a date ^

 Angry goth teen visits Nan on a Sunday ^

High-class flasher^

 Kinderwhore couture. Nice. ^

 All over these boots like white on rice.^

 That jacket. That funeral dress. That grimace. Wowza ^

 "What happened to you, bondage? You used to be cool." "BONDAGE STILL COOL!"^

 Are they sequinned/studded tights I spy? Outstanding! ^

Manic pixie dream girl extra in a Wes Anderson movie^

 Cara Delevigne in a BOOMTING duffel coat^

Casual androgyny, winning^

Lazy Sunday morning cabaret singer. I'm a sucker for a glitzy oversized knit^

TARTAN!!^


(Pics courtesy of Fashion Salade)
Apols for spamming Slimanes finest - it was terrifyingly tough to select my favourite 15 from the bunch. What do you think of Saint Laurents' angsty offering? Is is too awesome for words, or a tired cliche rehash? I'll leave you to make your minds up. I'm off to thrift some man-jeans and a new pair of biker boots. Tally-ho!

*Yes, I am an unashamed social media stalker of the flamboyant Made In Chelsea hero. WHAT OF IT?

5 comments:

  1. Oh god, just give me ALL OF IT. Especially those sparkly tights! Amazing collection, sheer grunge-luxe.

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  2. OMG! who knew catwalks were so full of 'our' fashion? My eyes don't tend to stay on a catwalk pic for longer than 0.1 seconds but i was staring at these in utter awe with mouth wide open. give me these clothes now!

    in response to your comment:

    I'll try and stick with the black for a while but with all the comments on how 'I look a lot more normal now' and my new fravourite 'you look all grown up' I am seriously considering having a marge simpson-esque do instead!

    You did tell me in a comment about you meeting Ryan Jarman but I want to hear the entire story in full detail! That will be on the to do list when we come up and see you!

    Much Love!

    Tanyarrrrr x

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  3. Literally love e.v.e.r.y.t.h.i.n.g! x

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  4. Love this look, its so cool and laid back:)

    http://crystalcosmicchic.blogspot.co.uk

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  5. I am seriously amazed by this selection!

    Your captions for the pics made me die laughing. Perfecto xx

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