Yves Saint Laurent’s influence on fashion is no longer a secret. Some 60 years after the creation of the fashion house that bears his name, the creator from Oran continues to inspire creators around the world. Beyond the genius, there is a man and an incredible life crossed by pain and love. Yves Saint Laurent remains the dominant face of the golden age of fashion in France.
We are interested in his muses (Catherine Deneuve, Betty Catroux ..) and we admire the passionate relationship he had with Pierre Bergé, the man of his life.
Young prodigy who began at Christian Dior at the age of 19, Yves Saint Laurent created the eponymous brand with the support of Pierre Bergé who will keep alive the memory of the man of his life through his foundation. The ashes of the creator rest today in the very visited Majorelle Garden in Marrakech, where the creator drew part of his inspiration.
Yves Saint Laurent, Catwalk published by Thames & Hudson retraces the work of the creator through incredible photos of fashion shows, fitting archives as well as intimate photos of the creator with his models. The opportunity for the reader to access each collection of the house Saint Laurent, and to understand at best the evolution of the creator. From his first creations, like the women’s tuxedo, to the Mondrian inspired dress, each creation represents a part of the history of French fashion.