“The most beautiful clothes that can dress a woman are the arms of the man she loves. But for those who haven’t had the fortune of finding this happiness, I am there.” – Yves Saint Lauren
Yves Saint Laurent – a legendary French couturier
Words to describe him: Willful, Mystical, Ambitious
What did he do?
– gave women self-assurance, audacity and power whilst preserving their femininity by the use of male dress codes,
– opened the first ready-to-wear boutique wishing to dress all women and not only the wealthiest ones?
-invented the modern woman’s wardrobe: the pea-jacket, trench coat, the first tuxedo, the safari jacket and the first trouser suit
“If Chanel gave women their freedom, it was Saint Laurent who empowered them” – said Laurent’s onetime life partner Pierre Bergé.
His adresses in #Paris: 30 bis, rue Spontini ; 5, avenue Marceau ; 55, rue de Babylone.