MEMPHIS MILANO X ANTHONY VACCARELLO SAINT LAURENT RIVE DROITE
As part of the Saint Laurent Rive Droite project, Anthony Vaccarello has chosen to collaborate with the Italian design & architecture group Memphis, which celebrates in 2021 its 40th Anniversary.
Enchanted by the timeless creations which have became object of his inspiration – Anthony Vaccarello will celebrate the collection hosting an exhibition of pieces part of the success of Memphis & its designers, such as the RING bed designed by Masanori Umeda, the CARLTON room divider by Ettore Sottsass, and RIVIERA chairs designed by MicheleDe Lucchi in 1981.
Inspired by the magic of the ultra-graphic and very identi able, playful and colored universe of its furnitures – Anthony Vaccarello has created for Saint Laurent an exclusive capsule of two multicolored checkerboard hoodies, two dresses, one shirt and two pairs of sneakers. These unique pieces combine classic models from Saint Laurent with the electric spirit of Memphis.
The exhibition will take place from May 19 to June 23 in both Saint Laurent Rive Droite stores in Paris and Los Angeles, together with a large selection of Homeware pieces, ceramic objects and textile accessories (ashtrays, vases, plates, glasses, decorations and textile accessories including pouches and scarves). A selection of rare books representing the history and works of Memphis will also be present in stores.