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Vogue on Yves Saint Laurent_ Natasha Fraser-Cavassoni_9781419718014_Abrams

SKU: 9781419718014 Supplier: Abrams Out of stock


Author: Natasha Fraser-Cavassoni

Format:  Hardback | 159 pages

Dimensions: 165 x 229 x 19mm | 612g

Publication date:  06 Oct 2015

Originally born in Algeria, Yves Saint Laurent moved to Paris when he was 18, and only three years later he was handpicked by Christian Dior to take the reins as designer of his fashion house. Over time, Saint Laurent resur- rected haute couture from the casual mores that predominated in the 1960s, but also offered chic cachet to ready-to-wear clothing. He was among the earliest of designers to incorporate non- European references into his work, and in 1983 he became the first living designer to be feted with a solo exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Vogue on Yves Saint Laurent is a stellar volume in the series from the editors of British Vogue, featuring 20,000 words of original biography and history and studded with more than 80 images from their unique archive of images taken by leading photographers.


 Vogue on Yves Saint Laurent_ Natasha Fraser-Cavassoni_9781419718014_Abrams