Yves Saint Laurent Resort 2010

25 06 2009

I love so many looks from YSL Resort Collection.  Who can go wrong with YSL?  I have always been a girl who loves wearing things with volume, exaggerated silhouette, and slouchy sculptural shape.  I was never into the tight fitting clothes that would show loads of skin.  It was hard growing up with the sporty look and tight body hugging look of the states.  I was really influenced by so much of the Japanese aesthetic growing up in Asia.  I was lucky enough to get to travel in so many places at such a young age.  I was really drawn to YSL when I first visited Paris.  His work has a perfect combination between structure and fluidity.  The French does this proportion so well.

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The coat is impeccably cut and it’s somehow looks over-sized and made-to-measure at the same time.  I applauded Stefano Pilati the designer behind YSL.   He is known to have amazing tailoring skills.  I also adore the exaggerated rise on the pants and the layering of the leggings.  I designed some slouchy pants for Autumn/Winter 09 with similar feel.  Taking inspiration from the Thai fisherman pants and the rock and roll look of Bob Dylan.  Anyhow, I love this combination.

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I would live in this ensemble.

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The gray and the yellow are gorgeous together.  The necklace is quite intriguing.  It has similar feel and shape much like a piece that Salwa brought back for me from Lebanon.  I find the drape on the pencil skirt really pleasing as well.

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Beautiful voluminous sleeves.  This dress is dramatic, but classic at the same time.

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Just lovely.

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This feels like classic Yves Saint Laurent from the 70’s.  Truly an eye candy!

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