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Meghan markles gma style sends a message meghan markles. The algerianborn french prodigy started sketching clothes as a. Get an insider look of what went on backstage at the yves saint laurent fall 2007 readytowear runway show. At 21, he was appointed head designer at christian dior. In 1953, three of his sketches were selected in a competition for adolescent fashion designers by the international wool secretariat, and laurent. Decorator opts out of promo talk for controversial ysl book. His name is a equated with both elegance and innovation.
A glimpse into the style genius of yves saint laurent. See more ideas about saint laurent, yves saint laurent and fashion sketches. A year later, campbell walked in yves saint laurent s 1987 autumnwinter show, her first runway show as a model. The museum is housed in the private mansion at 5 avenue marceau where yves saint laurent worked from 1974 to 2002. Though its not the first to pay homage to the legendary designer, the new book offers a unique look inside saint laurents world with a foreword.
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The view is of saint laurent as an artist, like a painter in working in a studio rather than a figure in the glamorous world of celebrity and commerce. The book showcases hundreds of spectacular clothes, details, accessories, beauty looks, and set designs. Legendary fashion designer yves saint laurents reputation precedes. Supermodels on their first catwalk vs today insider. Lhomme yves saint laurent by yves saint laurent for men. Inside yves saint laurents home in marrakesh private.
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Fashion anarchist and feminist yves saint laurent dressed his muses in tuxedos, trousers, and seethrough blouses. Ysl is also famous for its dramatic eye makeup, including rich mascaras, bold eyeliners and smoky eyeshadows. A fashion insiders guide to marrakech all the reasons. The pristine, redtinted concrete paths will now be used by hundreds of thousands of curious visitors as opposed to dozens of insider houseguests.316 1334 1295 1556 451 1346 1195 1075 56 1281 1396 1198 1442 1603 1384 1118 1067 789 1302 390 408 602 174 420 1302 90 452 1264 845 145 536 1162 1257 1492 1110 732