Vogue on Yves Saint Laurent by Natasha Fraser-Cavassoni

By Natasha Fraser-Cavassoni

Initially born in Algeria, Yves Saint Laurent moved to Paris while he used to be 18, and purely 3 years later he used to be handpicked by means of Christian Dior to take the reins as dressmaker of his style condominium. over the years, Saint Laurent resurrected high fashion from the informal mores that predominated within the Sixties, but additionally provided stylish cachet to ready-to-wear garments. He used to be one of the earliest of designers to include non-European references into his paintings, and in 1983 he grew to become the 1st dwelling clothier to be feted with a solo exhibition on the Metropolitan Museum of paintings in long island. fashion on Yves Saint Laurent is a stellar quantity within the sequence from the editors of British style, that includes 20,000 phrases of unique biography and historical past and studded with greater than eighty pictures from their detailed archive of pictures taken through top photographers.

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