Based via Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé in 1961, in a while after the younger couturier left his put up at the helm of Christian Dior, Yves Saint Laurent may quickly transform one of the vital a hit and influential high fashion properties in Paris. Introducing Le Smoking, the primary tuxedo go well with for girls, in 1966, Saint Laurent additionally offered iconic artwork-impressed creations, from Mondrian attire to valuable Van Gogh embroidery and the well-known Ballets Russes Assortment.

This definitive e-newsletter opens with a concise historical past of the home, adopted via a temporary biographical profile of Yves Saint Laurent, prior to exploring the collections themselves, arranged chronologically. Every Assortment is offered via a brief textual content unveiling its affects and highlights, and illustrated with a gallery of moderately curated catwalk photographs. Those exhibit masses of impressive garments, main points, equipment, good looks seems to be and set designs – and, after all, the highest style fashions who wore them at the runway. A wealthy reference segment concludes the e book.

Table of Contents

Preface via Andrew Bolton • Creation via Suzy Menkes • Yves Saint Laurent:
A Brief Biography via Suzy Menkes • The Making of a Assortment via Olivier Flaviano
The Collections 1962–2002