Tuesday, January 10, 2012

YSL Safari

Fun Fact: The first safari jacket (saharienne) was not made at first for a collection but for a safari-themed photo spread by Franco Rubartelli for Vogue Paris in 1968.

The iconic photo that started it all:

Photo by Franco Rubartelli for French Vogue

If you look at the photo of Saint Laurent, Betty Catroux and Loulou de la Falasie, you will see that Loulou is wearing a safari jacket similar to the one we have at RARE vintage.  A classic closet-must-have for every lover of vintage and Yves Saint Laurent!

Yves Saint Laurent safari jacket.  Size 38.

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