GenZ takeover for Celine’s SS21 collection

It’s clear that Celine’s creative director Hedi Slimane has spent his time during the pandemic researching and designing a collection that a new generation will want to wear.

Slimane tapped into the internet-crazed generation Z through a collection restyling Celine’s classic codes with a twist for a younger customer.

Celine took to Monaco to showcase their spring/summer 2021 collection of timeless wardrobe staples, the glamorous It girl appropriate styles with a hint of streetwear.

Photo credits: Tagwalk.com

Kaia Gerber strode around Stade Louis II stadium in Monaco wearing a sports bra, denim shorts and oversized blazer and going virtually unrecognisable in a Celine logo baseball cap and sunglasses. Gerber was representing the Gen Z customer Slimane wants for Celine,  paying homage to younger style icons and bringing back the 90s nostalgia of models off-duty paparazzi photographs.

Hedi Slimane understands the times we live in, the collection showcasing our post-pandemic wardrobe mentality, with relaxed, comfortable and cool styling. Sweatpants styled with sneakers and a baseball cap or baggy 90s style jeans dressed down with a sports bra and oversized blazer. Slimane even chose to dress down couture sequinned embellished gowns with sneakers and a baseball cap, showing that dressing up during the day is now appropriate.

Photo credits: Tagwalk.com

Why wait till next spring to dress like a Celine girl? We have curated some of the best high-street picks to add some coolness to your wardrobe.

Dress like Kaia Gerber with these Topshop pale grey 90s inspired joggers (£25.99) and style together with a black crop top from Monki (£15). For a model off-duty vibe style this oversized faux leather blazer from Weekday (£60) and this NY Yankees baseball cap sold on Topshop (£17) for a highstreet alternative to the catwalk look.

 

What are your thoughts on the collection? Will you be taking inspiration from Celine’s collection? Let us know on Twitter @FashionNorth

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