Leather's Gentleman-Crafting a uniform from leather, Yves Saint Laurent creative director Stefano Pilati looked to a sleek new wardrobe to outfit his man for the fall/winter 2012 season. Taking the more fitted road this time around with subtle gestures at draping, the collection morphed from tailored and refined to ensembles infused with a modern edge. Featuring crisp lines, overcoats in charcoal and black balanced out provocative undertakings, ranging from pleated leather trousers to a waistcoat lined with fur. Transitioning to a loose, slouchy moment with long-sleeved shirting that at once felt futuristic, leather again became the prime focus with pure unsaturated pieces ending the show with a youthful flair.
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