A Woman Stars in YSL's New Menswear Ads, Looks Great in a Tux

(Courtesy of Saint Laurent)

The new face of Saint Laurent menswear is...female model Saskia De Brauw!

In a series of black and white campaign shots, De Brauw strikes some moody poses—and makes for a pretty convincing teen boy!—in sleek blazers, skinny ties, and shrunken leather jackets. 

(Courtesy of Saint Laurent) 

Here's the Dutch beauty modeling womenswear. What a style 180, right?
(Getty Images)

Hedi Slimane, the label's creative director, is known for his androgynous approach to menswear—Karl Lagerfeld famously went on a crash diet just to fit into his ultra skinny suits—and Yves Saint Laurent pioneered the Le Smoking (tuxedo) for women back in 1966, so this casting desicion, while unexpected, isn't too shocking for the fashion house. 

Tell us, what do you think of Saskia De Brauw's new gig? Let us know in the comments!

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