(New York Fashion Week) Saint Laurent goes bold and bare

Thursday, June 07, 2018

Saint Laurent decamped from Paris to New Jersey for a men's wear show with a shine that matched the glittery Manhattan nightscape Wednesday just across the downtown harbor.

Creative director Anthony Vaccarello, in his first turn in town, put his guests on a high platform and his models, both men and women, on a liquid black marble runway overlooking New York’s twinkly skyscrapers on the other side of the water.

His clothes? They were mostly black, silver and gold, with snakeskin touches here and there, including a rustic tan jacket that evoked, what, the American West? Also plentiful: bandanas.

The finale came in a march of bare-chested men painted in silver glitter to go with their black disco pants.-AP