Yves Saint Laurent

Friday, June 17, 2011

Yves Saint Laurent
June 17, 2011

Yves Saint Laurent, born 1936 in Oran, Algeria, moved to Paris in his late teens, winning a contest for his asymmetrical cocktail dress in 1954,
he began his work for Christian Dior, He moved on in later years to opened his own couture house financed by Pierre Berg.

Saint Laurent believes he is the last true couturier, he receives a standing ovation after every collection is presented. Yves Saint Laurent maintains the highest standards of classic cut and tailoring. Yves Saint Laurent died June 1, 2008.

A perfect example of his classic collections.. A striking Avant Garde Blazer and the signature dove of freedom scarf.


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