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The Best Desert Looks to Wear Now

All you need for your next escape to the deserts of Egypt

Landcape image courtesy of Unsplash. Collage Astrid Doil

The spring/summer 2024 collections offer a new range of the once-called new trend in Paris, which Yves Saint Laurent brought from Morocco to Paris. It started with the so-famous safari jacket that he introduced in his 1967 runway show.

With the safari jacket, Saint Laurent continued to define his style, which borrowed from male codes of dress to revolutionize women’s fashion. He was inspired by both the uniforms worn by the Afrika Korps and, more broadly, the outfits worn by Occidental men in Africa. Made of cotton gabardine, the safari jacket was a comfortable piece suitable for hot summers. It perfectly embodied the spirit of freedom sparked by the 1960s as well as a new form of seduction.

Saint Laurent SS24 runway model walking down the runway in overall
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Saint Laurent SS24 runway model walking down the runway in overall
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This season, Anthony Vaccarello’s SS24 collection was based on the Saharienne jacket, incorporating jumpsuits and shirtdresses as a homage to Saint Laurent’s North African influences in fashion.

Max Mara SS24 model walking down the runway
Image courtesy Max Mara

An entire theme of escapism and an outdoor ambiance was evident in this season’s collections.

Hermès SS24 model walking down the runway
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Bottega Veneta SS24 model walking down the runway
Image courtesy  Bottega Veneta

Sacer’s The Soul collection is a conversation with human’s inner spirit. An ode to the very first recorded “mental health diagnosis” done by the Ancient Egyptians who divided the soul into 9 parts. ‘AKH,‘ the immortal self jumpsuit. Modular, sustainable, circular, gender-neutral up-cycled pieces completely made  subtle of pre-consumer waste.

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From overalls, deconstructed trenches, utility jackets to cargo pants, we rounded up the best collections and items to shop now:

Toteme utility jacket

Toteme: Leather utility jacket. Shop here.

Trench dress Sacai

Sacai: Trench dress. Shop here.Miu Miu leather belt

Miu Miu: Leather belt. Shop here.

Saint Laurent Saharienne jacket SS24

Saint Laurent: Saharienne shirt. Shop here.


Brunello Cuccinelli: Utility leather cargo pants. Shop here.

The Row trenchcoat in deconstructed look

The Row: Trench with shoulder scarf. Shop here.

Mango: Leather shoulder bag. Shop here.

From Sahara, to Sinai. Do you already know which desert you’ll escape to next?

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