Saint Laurent

Saint Laurent's RIVE DROITE imprint has just revealed a collaboration with the estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat. The partnership will bring to life a specially curated exhibition of original works by the artist, as well as a capsule collection.

Curated by Saint Laurent creative director Anthony Vaccarello, the exhibition will feature 18 original lithographs, a handful of drawings, ceramic plates that once belonged to Andy Warhol, as well as a denim jacket from one of the first-ever AIDS auctions. The pieces will be exhibited across Saint Laurent's RIVE DROITE stores in Paris and Los Angeles and will be displayed until September.

The capsule collection includes a range of accessories and was created in collaboration with Basquiat’s estate as well as Artestar New York. Signature Saint Laurent bags including a backpack, tote, and crossbody are elevated with a Basquiat graphic. The same graphic also appears on a phone case and skateboard decks, as well as the crown jewel of the capsule: a skimboard.

The skimboard retails for just above $6,000, a small price to pay for the ultimate beach flex. It features both Saint Laurent and Basquiat branding, meaning you’ll be torn between hanging it up as a piece of art and hitting the beach to practice your new hobby.

Your Highsnobiety privacy settings have blocked this Instagram post.

Lastly, a range of T-shirts and hoodies are also a part of the collaboration, featuring works from the artist as well as other graphic prints such as a crown drawing with “shit” scribbled below.

Saint Laurent's RIVE DROITE line has become a go-to place for lifestyle and limited-edition pieces, focusing not just on fashion but everything ranging from music and film to photography, art, and cultural exchanges. We've previously seen the label release branded ski gear, bicycles, as well as small homeware pieces such as a YSL ice cube tray and a branded Rubik's cube. Basically, insanely expensive pieces you didn't know you needed until now.

The Basquiat collection is available in-store at the label's Paris and Los Angeles locations, as well as online. The exhibition will run for the next two months, and you can read more about the collaboration online.

We Recommend
  • These Perfumes Defined 2023, According to the 'Oscars of Fragrance'
    • Beauty
  • Animal Print Is A Neutral
    • Style
  • Cottons, Creams, and Other Summer-Non-Negotiables
    • Style
    • sponsored
  • Luxury Brands Every Highsnobiety Reader Should Know & Where To Buy Them
    • Style
  • Thanks to Rihanna, No One Can Go Pantless Again
    • Style
What To Read Next
  • Louis Vuitton Is Kicking off Its Football Era
    • Style
  • Cedric Grolet, Y/Project, & More: All The Collabs Dropping for Not In Paris
    • Style
  • AURALEE Made Forgotten New Balances Quietly Stylish Again
    • Watches
  • It's Louis Vuitton to the World
    • Style
  • Nike's Chunky Jean Air Max Sandals Kinda Slays
    • Sneakers
  • Pharrell Louis Vuitton-ified Apple's AirTags
    • Style
*If you submitted your e-mail address and placed an order, we may use your e-mail address to inform you regularly about similar products without prior explicit consent. You can object to the use of your e-mail address for this purpose at any time without incurring any costs other than the transmission costs according to the basic tariffs. Each newsletter contains an unsubscribe link. Alternatively, you can object to receiving the newsletter at any time by sending an e-mail to info@highsnobiety.com

Web Accessibility Statement

Titel Media GmbH (Highsnobiety), is committed to facilitating and improving the accessibility and usability of its Website, www.highsnobiety.com. Titel Media GmbH strives to ensure that its Website services and content are accessible to persons with disabilities including users of screen reader technology. To accomplish this, Titel Media GmbH tests, remediates and maintains the Website in-line with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), which also bring the Website into conformance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.


Please be aware that our efforts to maintain accessibility and usability are ongoing. While we strive to make the Website as accessible as possible some issues can be encountered by different assistive technology as the range of assistive technology is wide and varied.

Contact Us

If, at any time, you have specific questions or concerns about the accessibility of any particular webpage on this Website, please contact us at accessibility@highsnobiety.com, +49 (0)30 235 908 500. If you do encounter an accessibility issue, please be sure to specify the web page and nature of the issue in your email and/or phone call, and we will make all reasonable efforts to make that page or the information contained therein accessible for you.