Blues icon Junior Kimbrough,edited by Daft Punk, accompanied the debut YSL/Saint Laurent Paris collection by Hedi Slimane.

As widely reported,Slimane nods to the iconic tailoring founder Yves Saint Laurent was renown for, with an added hippy-chic twist!

WATCH runway video (raw vision) – HERE (push past the enforced advertising) – the footage giving perspective to the voluminous interior of the Grand Palais Paris on October 2, 2012.

As reported on Dazed Digital:

“Yves Saint Laurent famously referenced the Ballet Russes but here in the Grand Palais, one of Paris’ most (appropriately) grand settings, Hedi Slimane gave us a mechanical ballet, as the apero to his Saint Laurent womenswear debut. Cogs whirred, the suspended ceiling fragmented into panels and a series of beautifully ordered speakers/lights lowered, offering a Daft Punk edit and strobe show….”

Watch the highly stylised YSL web edit HERE

Earlier post on Hedi Slimane / watch campaign teaser VIDEO – HERE

Check Taysa van Ree’s classic Black & White Campaign shoot – HERE

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