YSL Lexicon

YSL Lexicon

YSL Lexicon

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As a testament to the influence and legacy of YSL, some of the world's foremost experts in fashion and design commemorate the label's 60th anniversary runway show with an illustrated lexicon that features iconic images from its extraordinary archives.

Yves Saint Laurent (1936–2008) revolutionized French haute couture in the 1960s, making ready-to-wear fashionable and introducing non-European influences. This book provides an array of images, accompanied by listings compiled by YSL experts that include his style inspirations (C is for Costumes, like the Russian-inspired collection of 1976–77; T is for Tuxedo, first referenced in 1965's “Le Smoking”) and personal elements (J is for the designer’s Jardin Majorelle in Marrakech; R is for the chic Rive Gauche quarter and the house’s 1970 fragrance). This comprehensive look into YSL's life reveals the master of the 20th century.

288 pages with 200 color photographs.
Martina Mondadori is the founder of Cabana magazine.

Stephan Janson is a fashion designer.

Madison Cox is the president of the Pierre Bergé–Yves Saint Laurent Foundation.

Claude Arnaud is an essayist and biographer.

Hamish Bowles is the international editor at large at American Vogue.

Amy Fine Collins, a Special Correspondent to Vanity Fair for 25 years, is an Editor at Large at Air Mail and the author, most recently, of The International Best-Dressed List: The Official Story, published by Rizzoli.

Natasha Fraser-Cavassoni is an author.

Caroline Issa is a magazine publisher.

Caroline Loeb is an actress, singer, and director.

Marian McEvoy is an artisan and former magazine editor in chief.

Umberto Pasti is a writer and horticulturist.

Elie Top is a jewelry designer.

Diane von Fürstenberg is a fashion designer.

Materials: Hardcover

Size: 8.3 in H x 11.3 in W x 1.4 in T

Item 18833395
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