Paris is burning from the haute haute heat of couture week and to celebrate, we’re taking a look back at the five most over the top moments from couture history. From Yves Saint Laurent’s revolutionary Russian ballerinas to Mugler’s nineties mega-mutants, here’s a crash course in the collections that have shaped the fashion universe.
The two design duos follow in the footsteps of Yves Saint Laurent and Karl Lagerfeld
Ghosts stalk the corridors of No 5 Avenue Marceau. There's Coco Chanel, Elsa Schiaparelli and Christian Dior. And the Master himself, Yves Saint Laurent, whose studio once occupied this swanky Paris townhouse. Until his retirement from the fashion world in 2002, Saint Laurent sat down each day to work at a simple trestle table. Show More Summary
Yves Saint Laurent will launch La Nuit de L'Homme Intense in August. The new fragrance for men is a flanker to 2009's La Nuit de L'Homme, which is a flanker to 2006's La Homme. It follows 2012's La Nuit de L'Homme Frozen Cologne...
New at macys: Michael Kors Gold Collection. New at nordstrom: Yves Saint Laurent Black Opium, Zegna Acqua di Bergamotto.
The teenage rock scene has gotten a lot grungier and a bit more glam these days thanks to Brooklyn trio Sunflower Bean. The '70s-influenced band — comprised of Yves Saint Laurent model Julia Cumming, Nick Kivlen, and Jacob Farber — released their debut EP Show Me Your Seven Secrets in... More »
The quality of symbolism would be better suited to a karaoke music video. Legendary couturier Yves Saint Laurent straddled two worlds. His steady accrual of riches and honors was accompanied by quantities of cocaine and liquor and nervous...Show More Summary
Photo by Jackson Joshua You can expect good taste from a band that 1) names their album after a poem by Emily Dickinson, and 2) has been known to rock head-to-toe Yves Saint Laurent in their music videos. That said, the ladies of British rock quartet PINS clearly know a thing or two about style. Show More Summary
Yves Saint Laurent ad in Elle UK magazine has been banned after a regulator deemed it "irresponsible"
New at luckyscent: Memo Ilha do Mel. New at selfridges (UK): Yves Saint Laurent Magnificent Blossom.
An Yves Saint Laurent advertisement was banned by UK authorities after they determined the fashion brand's ad irresponsibly featured a model who appeared dangerously thin. The ad shows model Kiki Willems, 18, sprawled on the floor with her chest exposed and legs shadowed in a way that accentuates her already slender figure. Show More Summary
An Yves Saint Laurent ad was banned after someone complained that the model looked unhealthily thin. Shocking YSL ad banned http://t.co/9gPxj2JxJU pic.twitter.com/tPVXYYXHw1 — The Sun (@TheSunNewspaper) June 3, 2015 The picture appeared...Show More Summary
An Yves Saint Laurent ad in Elle UK magazine has been banned for featuring a model who is “unhealthily underweight.” Read more...
A Yves Saint Laurent advert has been banned because readers complained that the featured model appeared “unhealthily underweight” and far “too thin.” The Yves Saint Laurent advert featured in Elle magazine, which ironically this month...Show More Summary
Hilary Duff totes a Yves Saint Laurent bag as she heads out with a gal pal on Monday (June 1) in Beverly Hills, Calif. The 27-year-old Younger actress and singer seems to be on a fitness kick as of late, posting snaps on her Instagram of her pups while hiking and in the gym over [...]
In "Saint Laurent," the latest French bio film about the famed designer, an aged Yves is recounting one of his dreams. He meets "Mademoiselle Chanel" for dinner at the Ritz, and afterward the two ramble down the Rue Cambon. Their eyes...Show More Summary
By Nathan Siegel, OZY There’s an international fashion show that occurs just once every two years but has grown into a magnet for both established international designers, like Yves Saint Laurent and Jean Paul Gaultier, as well as aspiring local up-and-comers. Show More Summary
No fewer than two French biopics about Yves Saint Laurent have been released in the last two years, suggesting that a competitive rush to make the Saint Laurent film began immediately following his death in 2008.
"Fashions fade, style is eternal." —Yves Saint Laurent
Seamlessly going from formal to semi-casual, a thing or two about style can be learned from Yves Saint Laurent actor Pierre Niney. Promoting Inside Out during the 2015 Cannes Film Festival, Niney headed out for a party in a Dior Homme suit. Show More Summary