Yves Saint Laurent

Born in Algeria in 1936 Yves Saint Laurent left home at 17 to study fashion design in Paris . After graduation, he showed some of his drawings to the editor of Vogue, who in turn showed them to Christian Dior who immediately hired Saint Laurent. Though he was an assistant, he was given menial, mundane tasks, but he did not go unnoticed. He was allowed to submit sketches and with every season more and more of his designs were accepted by Dior. In August of 1957 only months before his sudden death ... Read More

Yves Saint Laurent