An unique homage to – and retrospective of – the enduring style clothier’s couture equipment.

‘You can still by no means overstate the significance of equipment. They’re what turns a get dressed into one thing else. I love attire to be sober and equipment to be wild’, Yves Saint Laurent, 1977.

Yves Saint Laurent Accessories is the primary e book up to now to make clear the breathtaking equipment created by way of probably the most influential style designers of all time. From his first assortment in 1962 to his acclaimed ultimate presentation in 2002, Yves Saint Laurent created beautiful jewelry, hats, footwear, and purses to enrich and strengthen every of his couture creations. Fantastically designed, in a small structure evocative of a jewelry field, the e book gives an unparalleled glimpse into the extremely private data of The Yves Saint Laurent Basis in Paris, that is house to over 20,000 exceptional equipment. The e book options particularly commissioned pictures of the equipment along a treasure trove of uncommon fabrics together with preparatory sketches, intimate pics of Saint Laurent at paintings, at the back of-the-scenes snapshots of fashions, catwalk pictures, and promoting campaigns. Yves Saint Laurent Accessories introduces readers to a distinguished but infrequently observed facet of Saint Laurent’s artwork, best them behind the curtain and during the historical past of a space that helped to form the route of favor.