Behind the Pieces of the Saint Laurent Le 5 A 7 Collection

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Saint Laurent is a Parisian luxury brand renowned for its incredibly stylish collections of coveted “It” bags, and they are serving!

 

As of late, one collection that stands out is Saint Laurent’s Le 5 A 7 collection, which features a stunning array of handbags. When you look into the collection further, you’ll discover a really interesting story behind the name and, from that, a number of Le 5 A 7 styles. Keeping these items in focus, this article will delve into the dimensions, sizes, and on-figure presentations of Saint Laurent Le 5 A 7 bags so you can really absorb what makes these Saint Laurent bags so wishlist-worthy!

About the Saint Laurent Le 5 A 7 Collection

The Saint Laurent Le 5 A 7 collection comes with a cool backstory that adds an extra layer of charm to these iconic bags. Named after one of Anthony Vaccarello’s favorite cult classic films, “Cleo from 5 to 7,” this collection draws its inspiration from the 1962 French New Wave drama film written and directed by Agnes Varda. The title of the collection, “Le 5 A 7,” translates to “the 5 to 7,” emphasizing the specific time of day when this style of bag is most commonly used. Happy hour, anyone? This unique connection to French cinema and the stylish allure of the collection itself makes these Saint Laurent bags all the more captivating.

comparing different saint laurent le 5 a 7 bag styles in black, brown, and beige by FASHIONPHILE
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Le 5 A 7 Hobo
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Le 5 A 7 Soft Hobo
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Le 5 A 7 Mini Hobo

Saint Laurent Le 5 A 7 Styles 

The iconic 5 a 7 bag comes in a few different silhouettes. There is a slouchy style that’s a blend between a hobo and a shoulder bag. It is crafted of supple grained leather, making it a great lightweight option that is soft to the touch. It features the iconic Cassandre (YSL) logo at the front and also includes a buckle on the strap, allowing you to adjust the length as needed.  

There is also a more structured and rectangular-shaped hobo bag that closely resembles those early aughts 90s shoulder bags. This hobo bag style from Saint Laurent is compact and spacious. It features the Cassandre logo at the front and an adjustable shoulder strap as well. There is also a vertical crossbody of the Le 5 A 7 style available as well. 

Le 5 A 7 Bag Size Comparisons & Measurements

5 A 7 bags come in various sizes. The slouchy soft hobo 5 A 7 bag comes in Small in Large, and the 5 A 7 hobo comes in regular and Medium. 

  • The Saint Laurent Le 5 A 7 Small Soft Hobo Bag measures approximately 9” x 8.5” x 3.5”
  • The Saint Laurent Le 5 A 7 Large Soft Hobo Bag measures approximately 10” x 11.5” x 4.25” 
SAINT LAURENT Smooth Calfskin Small Le 5 A 7 Soft Hobo Dusty Grey by FASHIONPHILE
Small Soft Hobo
SAINT LAURENT Smooth Calfskin Large Le 5 A 7 Soft Hobo Black by FASHIONPHILE
Large Soft Hobo
Watch what fits inside the Saint Laurent Le 5 A 7 hobo:
  • The Saint Laurent Le 5 A 7 Mini Hobo measures approximately 7.25” x 4.5” x 1.75”  
  • The Saint Laurent Le 5 A 7 Hobo measures approximately 9.5” x 5.25” x 2.5” 
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Regular
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Mini

Le 5 A 7 Bags On-Figure

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the mini saint laurent hobo bag in beige styled as a top handle by FASHIONPHILE
Mini Hobo
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Hobo
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Small Soft Hobo

The Saint Laurent Le 5 A 7 collection includes a stunning array of handbags with a cool backstory, a number of styles to choose from, and great size options as well! Which Saint Laurent bag would you reach for?

For more on iconic Saint Laurent bags, here is everything you need to know about the anatomy of the Icare Maxi Shopping Tote, and we have great guides covering the Saint Laurent Loulou, the Niki bags, and the Sunset bags.
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