Yves Saint Laurent

By | November 3, 2017
Yves Saint Laurent Author Florence Chenoune, Farid Muller
ISBN-10 0810996081
ISBN-13 9780810996083
Year 2010-06-01
Pages 388
Language English
Publisher Harry N. Abrams
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One of the most distinctive and influential designers of the second half of the twentieth century Yves Saint Laurent takes his place in the pantheon of French couturiers alongside Coco Chanel Christian Dior and Jeanne Lanvin Yves Saint Laurent the first comprehensive retrospective of his lifes work will accompany an exhibition of some 250 garments from the collection of the Fondation Pierre BergYves Saint Laurent at the Petit Palais in Paris From his early days working under Dior and heading the House of Dior after his mentors death to the opening of his first prt a porter shop on the Rive Gauche and the debut of the Le Smoking tuxedo to the muses he adored Loulou de la Falaise and Catherine Deneuve among them this volume reveals the breadth and scope of the designers entire career With a preface by Pierre Berg author Faride Chenoune explores the sources of inspiration that drove Saint Laurents continuous innovation drawing upon painting sculpture theater opera literature and cinema

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