WWD: You walked in Hedi Slimane’s debut for Saint Laurent — what was the casting process like for that show? Saara Sihvonen: Hedi is amazing. He’s a talented person and so nice. He did the casting by himself. There were some other people around, but he was the main character. Usually it’s the casting director, but basically it was all Hedi. I had a good feeling about [booking the show] because he told me I had nice hair.
WWD: Did you get nervous before walking in such a buzzed-about show? Sihvonen: I get nervous in a good way. In the moment, it’s only me and the clothes. But afterwards, I was checking the pictures from the show online and I saw everyone in the front row. Everyone. I’m so happy that I didn’t see that beforehand because then I would have been very nervous. For More
[above: Saara Sihvonen in Saint Laurent RTW Spring 2013]