Yves Saint Laurent (designer)

Yves Saint Laurent (designer)

Yves Henri Donat Mathieu-Saint-Laurent, known as Yves Saint Laurent (, August 1, 1936 – June 1, 2008), was a French fashion designer, and is regarded as one of the greatest names in fashion history. In 1985, Caroline Rennolds Milbank wrote, "The most consistently celebrated and influential designer of the past twenty-five years, Yves Saint Laurent can be credited with both spurring the couture's rise from its sixties ashes and with finally rendering ready-to-wear reputable." He is also credited with having introduced the tuxedo suit for women and was known for his use of non-European cultural references and use of ethnic models.

Three documentaries have been made about Saint Laurent's life: David Teboul's "Yves Saint Laurent: His Life and Times" (2002), "Yves Saint Laurent: 5 Avenue Marceau 75116 Paris" (2002), and Pierre Thoretton's "L'Amour Fou" (2009).

Read more about Yves Saint Laurent (designer):  Early Life and Education, Later Life and Death

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... SaintLaurent and Bergé began collecting art in the 1950s ... Bergé commented that the decision to sell the collection was taken because, without SaintLaurent, "it has lost the greater part of its significance," with the proceeds ... as the first auction, and featured the designers last Mercedes-Benz automobile and his Hermès luggage ...

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