Saint Laurent to hold men's fashion show in LA
today Apr 11, 2019
Saint Laurent is heading to Los Angeles for its next menswear show.
The luxury fashion label is set to host a catwalk presentation in the US city on June 6, WWD reports, although no further details have been confirmed. The move comes months after the label's creative director Anthony Vaccarello showcased a series of menswear looks as part of the brand's womenswear show during Paris Fashion Week earlier this year.
In heading over to the West Coast, Saint Laurent is jumping on a budding fashion trend: earlier this week it was reported that the ready-to-wear label Libertine is set to swap the catwalks of New York for LA, and will host a show in the city on April 26.
"We'd been feeling bored with New York Fashion Week for a few seasons and started thinking about a year ago that we'd show our fall 2019 collection in Los Angeles," the brand's founder Johnson Hartig told WWD of the move. "Being a native Angeleno I personally felt like it was time to represent."
Other fashion brands to have showcased collections in LA in recent years include Rodarte, Tommy Hilfiger, Rebecca Minkoff and Jeremy Scott.
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