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29-04-2009
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only the center in the second pic is the real smolensk costume.
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I've always admired his Romanian blouses variations which has bee inspired from Matisse painting, so luxe & chic, thank you runner


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Here a few of his designs..


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The first image is just the garment, the second the text that explains the design etc.
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^^ really great website!

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Scans from Couture: The Great Fashion Designers by Caroline Rennolds Milbank



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04-07-2009
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1954 - Yves Saint Laurent moves to Paris to learn haute couture, becomes an assistant to Christian Dior, and is promoted to head designer there just three years later, at age 21.
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1966 - Le Smoking, also known as a tailored tuxedo for women, is invented and becomes a major hallmark of Saint Laurent’s legacy
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1983 - The Metropolitan Museum of Art presents an Yves Saint Laurent exhibition, marking the first time a living artist receives a retrospective at the museum.
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1992 - Saint Laurent puts a young, relatively unknown Tyra Banks on the runway; years earlier, he was also the first designer to use a black model.
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An Yves Saint Laurent lime and gold brocatelle cocktail ensemble, Autumn-Winter 1962, labelled and numbered 01634, comprising: simple shift cocktail dress fastening over one shoulder, adorned with Lesage embroidery and pendant droplet rhinestones and bugle beads to bodice and hem, the matching coat with jewelled buttons
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A fine and rare Yves Saint Laurent couture Russian collection evening ensemble, Autumn-Winter 1976-77, the turban labelled, comprising: printed chiffon blouse woven with silver spots; a green moiré and purple taffeta skirt; a jewelled wine velvet belt, wine velvet turban; and a Paisley printed silk stole edged with deep fringes, (4) See Sotheby's auction 24 November 1999 for a similar Russian Collection example.
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L'officiel Paris, 1979
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same source

L'Officiel Paris, 1983

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^thanks a lot!

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Mounia for YSL by Bianchini (?)
L'Officiel, 662, 1980
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