Yves Saint Laurent( Fashion Designer)
Comments for Yves Saint Laurent
Biography Yves Saint Laurent
Yves Saint Laurent was born Aug. 1, 1936 in the Algerian coastal city of Oran in the family of French aristocrats. In 1953, when he was 17 years old, he went to Paris. Laurent entered the fashion world quickly and safely: he entered the Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture school; won first prize in the competition for Vulmark he created cocktail dress, thanks to strong recommendations by Michel de Bryunhoffa - chief of the French edition of "Vogue" - got the opportunity to work side by side with Christian Dior,
. In 1955, Yves Saint Laurent, when he was assistant to Dior, created his first evening toilet. Christian Dior in 1957, died, leaving the head of his young fashion houses Yves Saint Laurent, who was only 21 years old. He inherited an empire Dior, and then created and adopted its own style of "sensual elegance".
Young prince crowned, not even seeing his first independent collection. He released it in 1958, stunned the world a wonderful invention - a silhouette of "trapeze". The Paris press is jubilant: Dior's throne will remain empty!
In I960, he was drafted into the army. He served less than a year.
In 1961, together with Berge Yves Saint Laurent opened his own house.
The first fragrance from Yves Saint Laurent was introduced in 1964 - women's spirits with a short name of "Y". In 1966 fashion designer created a line of tuxedos.
He directed its efforts towards the Pret-a-porte, opened a boutique YSL Rive Gauche in Paris. Laurent drew for the Speaker of humor and created costumes and scenery for theater, ballet and film. Laurent, Catherine Deneuve wore in the film by Luis Bonelo.
. For his work he was awarded the "Oscar". For his stunning collection of 1968 "Saharienne" Saint Laurent uses folk style and the style of "Safari".
. Soft warm climate and picturesque exotic vegetation from year to year, inspire the artist to create his ethnic collections.
In 1971, Yves Saint Laurent literally shocked the fashion critics of his new collection of "'40s".
House of Yves Saint Laurent introduced the "continuation" of his collection of Pret-a-porte, 1966 - spirits of the same name Rive Gauche.
. In the same year, Yves Saint Laurent presented his first men's fragrance - eau de cologne on "Pour Hommes".
In 1975, he invited the ladies dandy style, marked by the editor of Vogue, one of the first predrekshey Saint Laurent special place in Olympus Fashion.
In 1977, another sensation from Yves Saint Laurent - Opium perfume fragrance Pocar Women. Spirits vanished from shelves. Everyone wanted to buy this fragrance. Today, as forty years ago, says the master of the world's elegance and charm. He honors the tradition. Yves Saint Laurent found a receiver, a young American designer Albert Elbaza. Now collections pret-a-porter under the name House of Yves Saint Laurent will create it. Yves Saint Laurent, announced that he would not do more pret-a-porter. He's going to, as in his youth to devote himself to haute couture.