Culture

Visual Digest: Yves Saint Laurent

A visual glance of memorable pictures and moments of places and people. 

A brief history into some of the early key points that shaped his career.

Who:

Born in Algeria on 1 August 1936, Yves Saint Laurent joined the House of Dior as a 19 year old Head Assistant in 1955.

When: 

In 1957 – At age 21, Yves Saint Laurent was appointed head designer at Christian Dior.

How: 

In 1961, aged 25, he launched his eponymous label Yves Saint Laurent after he was fired from the House of Dior, following a highly unsuccessful  season in 1960 and a stint in the army.

“The most beautiful makeup of a woman is passion. But cosmetics are easier to buy”. – Yves Saint Laurent 

 

 

 

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