May 9, 2021

Betty Catroux and Farida Khelfa Talk of Everlasting Presence at Saint Laurent

The first Saint Laurent show after the death of Yves Saint Laurent’s business partner Pierre Bergé was a spectacular affair, its set perched on the Trocadéro fountains with the Eiffel Tower as a backdrop.
“[Pierre Bergé] is still here, and will be forever,” said Betty Catroux as she sat in the front row with Bergé’s widower Madison Cox, the American landscape designer and director of the Fondation Jardin Majorelle.
The pair agreed that the striking venue struck the right note for this emotional moment. “Very fitting for a tribute,” thought Catroux, while Cox affirmed his support of Anthony Vaccarello.
“What could be more beautiful and more Parisian,” wondered Byredo founder Ben Gorham, who will be showing a leather goods collection inspired by drag racing on Thursday evening. “[This show] is also a celebration of a legacy, with Anthony [Vaccarello] doing an amazing job moving it forward. There’ll be an honorary aspect to what we see tonight,” he said.
“It’s really amazing,” said Courtney Love, who attended with her daughter Frances Bean Cobain. “I’m hoping to be awed and shocked and surprised.”
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