Fall 2016: FUN FACTS
1. Saint Laurent sent invitations as exquisitely engraved cards, each with the guest’s name in calligraphy. When guests arrived to the show, each chair bore a plaque engraved with the name of the guest.
2. The show venue was a just-renovated 17-century mansion Hedi Slimane selected as the brand’s new couture house.
3. Though Hedi Slimane is known for his love of music and uses music as an inspiration in much of his designs, models walked out to no music. The only soundtrack was the voice of a woman announcing look numbers in French and English.
4. In another nod to the Yves Saint Before that happened, Pierre Berge escorted Betty Catroux in, just like old times.