Sunday, December 4, 2011

Yves Saint Laurent Anniversary

When I read that today was the anniversary of the creation of the fashion house of Yves Saint Laurent on 4 December 1961, I knew it would be a great time to post some of my favorite YSL photos.  It wasn't until I logged in that I realized that my previous post was about his longtime friend and muse Betty Catroux.  Kismet.  

Photos from Vanity Fair, Hedi Slimane, Ivan Terestchenko and Christies


Anastasia said...

What a creative genius he was. Recently watched the documentary 'L'amour fou' and how interesting it was to find out a bit more about this great man and his troubled soul. Great compilation of pictures! anastasia at decor is like butter

Faux Fuchsia said...

Heather have you seen L'amour Fou? Every inch of YSL and his partner's homes were divine. So much attention to detail, so many memories. It's a very moving documentary-Run Don't Walk.

Love the blog as always.

Blue Turtle said...

Wow these photos are rare. I'm a fan of YSL. I wear his product.

jeavon @ Interior Design Pro

MJH Design Arts said...

Hi Heather, Thank you for the beautiful testament to YSL and Pierre Berge--lives well lived. And what an auction that was! Have a super week. Mary

the Queen City Style said...

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Jane Kilpatrick Schott said...

Fab post. I thought about how lucky we have been to have breathed the divine air this genius has shared wi5)h us. Thank you. My heart is full this evening.

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