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02-05-2013
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I went to his retrospective in Brussels last weekend. It was mind-blowing!

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14-05-2013
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Does anyone think that they may put the Yves back at some point? I have never written to a company in my life, but I am ready to complaint about this- I haven't heard even one person that is happy about it....

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i have come to think that it's better that they leave it off now that Yves is not designing anymore...

it's not Yves Saint Laurent without Yves...
and maybe that is really how it should be, you know?
maybe it's for the best...

plus- i really wouldn't want any of my original vintage pieces confused with the commercial stuff that is going on there now...
it's a good way to separate them, in a way...

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15-05-2013
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Date: ca. 1970
Medium: cotton
Dimensions: Length at CB: 52 in. (132.1 cm)
Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Youseff Rizkallah, 1986
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Yves Saint Laurent's Rive Gauche line for women debuted in 1966, with menswear following in 1969. In promoting ready-to-wear clothing, Saint Laurent successfully outfitted a new group of consumers with his designs. In this example, Saint Laurent showed how a functional garment, a basic man's raincoat, could be adapted, enlivened and made fashionable. Men's clothing in the 1960s incorporated colors far beyond the traditional muted palette and the teal blue of this raincoat illustrates how the "peacock revolution" of that decade extended into the 1970s.

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Date: ca. 1969
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Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 30 1/2 in. (77.5 cm) Length at CB (b): 43 in. (109.2 cm)
Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Kay Kerr Uebel, 1987
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Yves Saint Laurent's Rive Gauche line for women debuted in 1966. In promoting ready-to-wear clothing, Saint Laurent successfully outfitted a new group of consumers with his designs. One of his successful looks for Rive Gauche was the "safari" jacket, a feminine version of what a big-game hunter might wear while traveling in Africa. In this example, Saint Laurent paired the jacket with trousers to create one of the pantsuits he regularly offered for women's wear. He also used a dyed textile that resembled handmade tie-dyed garments of the 1960s, which illustrates how counter-culture styles influenced mainstream fashion from established design houses during this period, a reversal of previous norms.

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There's a biopic of Yves Saint Laurent currently in production in Paris. Here is a behind the scenes picture of the one Pierre Bergé gave his blessing to. More here.



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saw a girl today wearing an oversized dark green coat with black trim and black velvet under the sleeves and collar...
she looked so great and i just had to ask her...
is that vintage YSL...

she was very surprised and said it was...

frankly- it was the most modern coat i have seen in a very long time and i congratulated her on her wonderful find...

those vintage pieces really are better than anything going on today...
hands down...

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i've decided to get some vintage YSL sewing patterns...

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^i think you should post a picture.

taz should know, i guess.

and you can check jalou gallery, here :
http://patrimoine.jalougallery.com/l...l-28-1115.html
this issue has all the YSL collection ...
The issue is amazine!! Anyonw know s this downloadable? Seems it can only be viewed online...

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Vogue Paris March 1971
"Des collections '71"
Models & Designers: Vivanne, Margrit Ramme, Yves Saint Laurent, Pierre Cardin, Emmanuel Ungaro & Marc Bohan
Photographer: Helmut Newton
Hair: Jean-Louis David



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Yves Saint Laurent par Yves Saint Laurent
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Herscher / Musée des arts de la mode
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Designer History, 10 years : Yves Saint Laurent 1985-1995
Yashiaki Yanada
Editions Gap Japan, 1996
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I just stumbled across this picture of Salvador Dali with (apparently) Yves Saint Laurent and yet the guy in question looks NOTHING like him whatsoever...Am I the only one who feels weirded out by this picture (I've done a reverse image search and yet it's listed everywhere as being him)...I'm quite familiar with his physical appearance as a young man and his personal story, and yet I can't keep my head around it, it just doesn't look like him. Anyone else feels the same way ?

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