April 17, 2009 BY CAPSULESNEWS

ysl01.jpgYves Saint Laurent has joined forces with sister company Puma to create a high-top sneaker melding Stefano Pilati’s design aesthetic and the activewear firm’s technical expertise, reported Women’s Wear Daily. The men’s style, available in black leather or gray suede, just arrived in YSL boutiques, however, in the U.S. it will be sold exclusively on the brand’s e-commerce site. Puma has already collaborated with other Gucci Group brands, including Sergio Rossi and Alexander McQueen. ( WWD)