Posts tagged "yves st laurent"

When Fashion Shows Were Psychedelic Happenings

This is a short glimpse at 1971 Yves St. Laurent fashion show in Paris for which St. Laurent, who was wildly ahead of his time in most respects, booked the Jean-Claude Vannier’s psych rock band L’efant Assassin des Mouches to keep time for the runway models. Vannier was also known as one of Serge Gainsbourg’…

By: Julie Gerstein / August 4, 2013

Model Muse: Loulou De La Falaise

This past weekend, the fashion world mourned the loss of one of its icons, Loulou de la Falaise, the inimitable model and muse to designer Yves St. Laurent and an irrepressible figure in the couture community. We’ve collected images of de la Falaise to show you what St. Laurent and so many others saw i…

By: Julie Gerstein / November 7, 2011

Design Porn: Look Inside YSL’s Country Estate!

Yes, that’s a shot of the late Yves Saint Laurent’s former “country home.” But really, would you expect anything less from one of the most luxe fashion designers of all time? The mansion in Deauville, France, is dripping with extravagance, and now you can get a look inside and even own a piece of it…

By: Leonora Epstein / November 13, 2009