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See every dramatic image from Saint Laurent's return to couture

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See every dramatic image from Saint Laurent's return to couture

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See every dramatic image from Saint Laurent's return to couture

Saint Laurent's couture comeback: Look 1

Hedi Slimane revealed his first couture collection for Saint Laurent in a stylish campaign shot at the brand's newly renovated Couture House in Paris. READ MORE: See the gorgeous runway looks that inspired our OTT fashion shoot

By: Charlotte Herrold Source: Saint Laurent Credits: ELLE Canada

See every dramatic image from Saint Laurent's return to couture

Saint Laurent's couture comeback: Look 2

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By: Charlotte Herrold Source: Saint Laurent Credits: ELLE Canada

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Saint Laurent's couture comeback: Look 3

The designer has been revovating the 17th-century Hôtel de Sénecterre for the past three years. READ MORE: 14 bold baubles to add a little vintage charm to your wardrobe

By: Charlotte Herrold Source: Saint Laurent Credits: ELLE Canada

See every dramatic image from Saint Laurent's return to couture

Saint Laurent's couture comeback: Look 4

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By: Charlotte Herrold Source: Saint Laurent Credits: ELLE Canada

See every dramatic image from Saint Laurent's return to couture

Saint Laurent's couture comeback: Look 5

Located in Paris' Left Bank, the historic building was originally designed by the architect to Lous XIV, Thomas Gobart. READ MORE: 14 pairs of geeky chic glasses every fashion girl needs this fall

By: Charlotte Herrold Source: Saint Laurent Credits: ELLE Canada

See every dramatic image from Saint Laurent's return to couture

Saint Laurent's couture comeback: Look 6

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By: Charlotte Herrold Source: Saint Laurent Credits: ELLE Canada

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Saint Laurent's couture comeback: Look 7

The Couture House will be divided into three salons: Salon Couture, Atelier Flou and Atelier Tailleur, and will offer custom dressmaking and tailoring for women and men. READ MORE: Inspiring fashion Pinterest accounts we love

By: Charlotte Herrold Source: Saint Laurent Credits: ELLE Canada

See every dramatic image from Saint Laurent's return to couture

Saint Laurent's couture comeback: Look 8

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By: Charlotte Herrold Source: Saint Laurent Credits: ELLE Canada

See every dramatic image from Saint Laurent's return to couture

Saint Laurent's couture comeback: Look 9

The geometric garden was recreated based on archive images from the 18th century – an inspiring setting to showcase the designer's updated take on "Le Smoking." READ MORE: Our favourite images from the Fall 2015 fashion campaigns

By: Charlotte Herrold Source: Saint Laurent Credits: ELLE Canada

See every dramatic image from Saint Laurent's return to couture

Saint Laurent's couture comeback: Look 10

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By: Charlotte Herrold Source: Saint Laurent Credits: ELLE Canada

See every dramatic image from Saint Laurent's return to couture

Saint Laurent's couture comeback: Look 11

The space is decorated with custom artwork and furniture from Slimane's and Saint Laurent's private collections. READ MORE: Where to shop in Toronto

By: Charlotte Herrold Source: Saint Laurent Credits: ELLE Canada

See every dramatic image from Saint Laurent's return to couture

Saint Laurent's couture comeback: Look 12

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By: Charlotte Herrold Source: Saint Laurent Credits: ELLE Canada

See every dramatic image from Saint Laurent's return to couture

Saint Laurent's couture comeback: Look 13

The brand's last couture collection was presented in 2002 right before Yves Saint Laurent retired from fashion. READ MORE: 10 multitasking fashion items for any weekend adventure

By: Charlotte Herrold Source: Saint Laurent Credits: ELLE Canada

See every dramatic image from Saint Laurent's return to couture

Saint Laurent's couture comeback: Look 14

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By: Charlotte Herrold Source: Saint Laurent Credits: ELLE Canada

See every dramatic image from Saint Laurent's return to couture

Saint Laurent's couture comeback: Look 15

The new campaign features models Flo Dron, Lida Fox and Helena Severin. READ MORE: How to actually dress like a French girl

By: Charlotte Herrold Source: Saint Laurent Credits: ELLE Canada

See every dramatic image from Saint Laurent's return to couture

Saint Laurent's couture comeback: Look 16

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By: Charlotte Herrold Source: Saint Laurent Credits: ELLE Canada

See every dramatic image from Saint Laurent's return to couture

Saint Laurent's couture comeback: Look 17

It's not yet clear whether the French house will show couture collections on the runway, or simply offer bespoke services for VIP clients and celebs. READ MORE: 18 pre-fall pieces you need to shop now

By: Charlotte Herrold Source: Saint Laurent Credits: ELLE Canada

See every dramatic image from Saint Laurent's return to couture

Saint Laurent's couture comeback: Look 18

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By: Charlotte Herrold Source: Saint Laurent Credits: ELLE Canada

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Saint Laurent's couture comeback: Look 19

Adding to the exclusivity, a handsewn ivory silk "Yves Saint Laurent" label will signify a couture piece and each garment will be recorded in a gold monogrammed book by the ateliers. READ MORE: 17 most fashion-forward Tumblr accounts to follow now

By: Charlotte Herrold Source: Saint Laurent Credits: ELLE Canada

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Saint Laurent's couture comeback: Look 20

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By: Charlotte Herrold Source: Saint Laurent Credits: ELLE Canada
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