November 25, 2020

Museums offer a peek into the secret world of Yves Saint Laurent

First of two museums dedicated to the shy man who revolutionised women’s fashion has been inaugurated in Paris

The first of two new museums dedicated to Yves Saint Laurent has been inaugurated in Paris, offering a glimpse into the world of the shy, mysterious man who revolutionised women’s fashion.

The Paris mansion where Saint Laurent shook up dress codes for more than three decades has been turned into an exhibition space for his haute couture creations. A much larger museum, also paid for by the foundation set up by his late lover and business partner Pierre Bergé to safeguard Saint Laurent’s legacy, opens next month in Marrakesh.

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