Hedi Slimane Explains His Fascination With the Skinny Silhouette

Today Yahoo Style released an exclusive interview with Saint Laurent’s Hedi Slimane. The thorough and candid piece, conducted by Dirk Standen through email, answered a valuable amount of questions that have enveloped the label since Slimane’s appointment as creative director in 2012. Everything from why the Yves was dropped to his opinion on the digital revolution to present-day fashion journalism is addressed, and though the article is a start-to-finish must-read, we found his words on his fascination with the skinny silhouette relating to his youth particularly interesting, as well as vulnerable. Scroll down to read the quote, and be sure to tell us your thoughts in the comments below.