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The iconic house of Saint Laurent is as current and trendsetting as it was 50 years ago when designer Yves Saint Laurent sent his first collection down the runway. Saint Laurent is abuzz with excitement with a new designer at the helm, and an upcoming biopic film featuring Pierre Niney as Yves.
I am, admittedly, an ardent YSL fan — I have nearly memorized his creations starting with the very first one at Dior; I swooned over his art collection of Picassos, Matisses, and ancient Egyptian sculptures; and I have devised an emergency plan for saving the YSL pieces in my closet in case of fire or apocalypse. With this vast amount of knowledge in tow, I’ve compiled a bit of fashion history from this iconic design house. But for the practical takeaway from the less ardent YSL fans, I've come up with four looks you can wear now inspired by each glorious decade of YSL.
Photo: Courtesy of the Denver Art Museum.