Colette Announces A Final Surprise Collaboration With Saint Laurent

The brand will take over the iconic French boutique for one last pop-up

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The iconic French boutique, Colette, may be closing its doors at the end of this year, but it’s determined to offer its fans the chicest fashion experiences through to the last day. The retailer – adored by fashion lovers worldwide – announced its final collaboration will be with another French fashion icon: Saint Laurent.

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Taking over the first floor of the Rue St.-Honoré store next week, the Saint Laurent pop-up will boast an array of exclusive items designed by Anthony Vaccarello, including t-shirts and hoodies inspired by ’80s New Wave, lighters that read ‘Smoking Forever’ (a reference to the famous Le Smoking tuxedo designed by Yves Saint Laurent in 1966), limited-edition YSL Beauté palettes, leather whips (!), and a 2018 calendar featuring photography by David Sims.

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There are several novelty items created in collaboration with other brands, including all-black Vespa and coordinating, crystal-embellished motorcycle helmet by Ruby, a Polaroid camera, Bang & Olufsen speakers, and Arkaic Concept skateboards.

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It was previously believed that Chanel would be Colette’s last major partnership but they’ve managed to squeeze in one last fashion spectacular before the the boutique closes its doors for good on December 20.

The Saint Laurent x Colette collaboration runs November 27 – December 20.

This article originally appeared on Harper’s BAZAAR UK.

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