The YSL Fall-Winter 2009 ad campaign was inspired by Leonardo da Vinci’s ‘The Vitruvian Man’. Yves Saint Laurent creative director, Stefano Pilati manages to bring the brand’s clothing and accessories to the forefront. Famed supermodel Christy Turlington look refined yet sexy as she is accompanied by a nude male model in many of the shots.
The YSL Fall-Winter 2009 ad campaign highlights the human form, which ties in well with Pilati’s seductively structured designs. The campaign was photographed by the acclaimed duo Inez Van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin.
YSL and Christy Turlington Channel Leonardo da Vinci for Fall-Winter 2009
1. Seductive Structured Designs - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Designing clothing and accessories that highlight the human form in a seductive yet refined manner.
2. Nude Male Models in Ad Campaigns - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Incorporating nude male models in fashion advertising to challenge traditional gender norms and appeal to a broader audience.
3. Reviving Classical Art in Fashion - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Infusing classical art inspirations, such as Leonardo da Vinci's 'The Vitruvian Man,' into fashion campaigns to create visually striking and conceptually meaningful advertising.
1. Fashion Advertising - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Exploring new and unconventional ways to promote fashion brands and engage consumers through imaginative ad campaigns.
2. Gender-inclusive Fashion - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Introducing gender-inclusive fashion lines and marketing strategies that cater to a diverse audience and challenge traditional notions of beauty and style.
3. Art-inspired Fashion - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Collaborating with artists and incorporating art-inspired elements into fashion design and marketing to create unique and visually captivating collections.