Yves Saint Laurent’s influence has been deeply etched on the halls of the fashion industry. The brand’s relentless efforts to contribute something innovative, refreshing and impressive have been evident through the humongous amount of sales it amasses every single year and the strong staying power emanating from its walls.
Many fashion houses nowadays have gained inspiration from how Yves Saint Laurent has done it over the years, and by the looks of it, the brand is nowhere close to collapse especially with the recent change that it announced to the world.
Replacing Hedi Slimane from the creative director post, a man named Anthony Vaccarello has reverberated through the fashion industry just recently due to this very shocking appointment. After the founder of Yves Saint Laurent vacated the post last 2002, many names have sprouted to bequeath the title such as Slimane, Tom Ford, Alber Elbaz and Stefano Pilati, but Vaccarello was not as familiar as others.
Hedi Slimane spearheaded the brand with flying colors and raised the brand’s name quite high in the industry’s food chain. With huge shoes to fill, Anthony Vaccarello is now geared up and ready to put the company through a whirlwind of creative surprises for the next coming months, with many fashion analysts trusting the new creative head’s innate command in setting trends while always moving forward.
Hailing from the same fashion school as Paco Rabanne’s Julien Dossena and eponymous designer Cedric Charlier, Anthony Vaccarello mastered the complexities of fashion in La Cambre. Born in the fashion-saturated city of Brussels, Vaccarello has Italian blood flowing through him, which explains why he’s a natural when it comes to styling and designing.
It can be remembered that this designer is known for his high-slit and sultry pieces, coupled up with the technical aspects of structure and form. Some of the many models who wore Vaccarello creations include Anja Rubik, Karlie Kloss and Joan Smalls.
He also led Versus Versace in 2015 as the official creative head after Donatella Versace paid close attention to his talent and invited him over to display his skills during a prosperous fashion show last 2013.
Upon filling the creative director post for Yves Saint Laurent, it has been reported that Anthony Vaccarello left Versus Versace with the blessing of Donatella herself. Also, some statements have been released that all existing collections from Yves Saint Laurent will be halted once Vaccarello starts his work to pave way for a single-minded pursuit, both for the new creative director and the company.
Now that a new head is sitting on the throne, there have been many reports that Yves Saint Laurent will take a bolder and a steamier disposition, appealing to a larger market.
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