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Yves Saint Laurent was a huge designer in the 1980s. He started in the 50s where he was hea designer for the House of Dior. In 1983, he was the first fashion designer given a solo exhibit by the Metropolitan Museum of Art. He was known for introducing the tuxedo suit for women. In this picture, Iman walked for his fashion show in 1989.

Yves Saint Laurent: "Mondrian" day dress (C.I.69.23) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Dior - 1958. Takes me back to 'the day'! Lovely dress which was soooo easy to copy and make !

Yves Saint Laurent by Bruno Barbey, 1971. I saw his exhibit at the Art Museum in Denver and I will never forget the stunning quality of his pieces. A true genius!

Sketched Nov. 3, 2016 I’ve been telling my friends to go see the Yves Saint Laurent exhibit at the Seattle Art Museum. The show, a career retrospective of one of the most influential fashion designers of the last 50 years,...

"Romancero" House of Dior (French, founded 1947) Designer: Yves Saint Laurent (French (born Algeria) Oran 1936–2008 Paris) Date: fall/winter 1960–61 Culture: French Medium: silk, nylon, beading

Christian Dior Evening dress 1959 by designer Yves Saint Laurent. Image c. The…

Yves Saint Laurent (French, 1936–2008). Evening dress, autumn/winter 1969–70 haute couture. French. Silk, bird-of-paradise feathers. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gift of Baron Philippe de Rothschild, 1983 (1983.619.1a, b). Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope #ManusxMachina #CostumeInstitute