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Saint Laurent's Lip Print: This season's most-wanted

Saint Laurent's Lip Print: This season's most-wanted

A modern classic


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Enjoying much commercial success this season is one lip-smattered print by Saint Laurent, inspired by its archives and the work of Yves himself

Having recently announced Moscow-born model Valerie Kaufman for its latest campaign, Saint Laurent is also bringing new meaning to the phrase 'getting lippy' – by reviving an old classic from its 70s archives for the current season.

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Zooey Deschanel appeared in American ELLE, for the title's Women In Television issue earlier this year


The revered fashion house showed a black silk georgette crossover minidress and white sequin asymmetric top on its Spring/Summer 14 runway in September last year, featuring a repeated lip print inspired by Yves Saint Laurent's own creations over forty years ago – this time re-imagined by Creative Director Hedi Slimane.

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An editorial image from Vogue, June 1971 – model Cathee Dahmen shot by Peter Knapp


The look has been updated for today's modern Saint Laurent woman, and transformed by contemporary silhouettes – which have since appeared across a variety of magazine covers and fashion editorials – cementing a surefire commercial hit of the season.

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