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    Big Shoulders Ahead! Saint Laurent Takes Its Cues From ‘Dynasty’

    Hedi Slimane’s Saint Laurent collection was all about the 1980’s, but even though the decade had a number of stylish women—Melanie Griffith, Madonna—Slimane seems to have been inspired by just a single muse: Dynasty’s Alexis Carrington. Joan Collins, who played Carrington, told PBS in an interview about the fashion on the television show, “Pierre Cardin first came out with the big shoulder in 1983, and I said that is a great look…the shoulder pads, and then it makes the waist look smaller and yo