Yves Saint Laurent

Yves Saint Laurent

Book - 2014
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A dazzling portrait of Yves Saint Laurent and his world of fashion over the last twenty-five years of his career, by legendary pioneer of backstage fashion photography, Roxanne Lowit. Yves Saint Laurent is a name synonymous with style, elegance, and high fashion. When he came on the scene at Dior and then started his own line, he quickly changed the way people regarded haute couture and the world of fashion itself. He revolutionized women's eveningwear when he introduced le smoking, a woman's tuxedo, and made couture accessible to a younger generation. Yves Saint Laurent is Roxanne Lowit's personal photographic history of Saint Laurent, the man and the fashion, from 1978, the year she first met him, to the last show he gave in 2002. With contributions from YSL's muses and admirers, including Catherine Deneuve, Betty Catroux, Lucie de la Falaise, Pat Cleveland, and Valerie Steele, this book represents the backstage experience at YSL's shows as Lowit experienced them herself.
Publisher: New York, New York :, Thames & Hudson,, 2014
ISBN: 9780500517604
0500517606
Call Number: 746.9209 Sa242Lo
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (some color) ; 34 cm
Additional Contributors: Bergé, Pierre 1930-2017

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