(Getty)Executives at Yves Saint Laurent have confirmed that yesterday's rumors are true—newly minted creative director Hedi Slimane will rename the storied French fashion house Saint Laurent Paris. Additionally, Slimane will relocate the design studio headquarters from Paris to Los Angeles.WWD reports that the ready-to-wear line, currently called Saint Laurent Rive Gauche, will be renamed Saint Laurent Paris; the "Yves Saint Laurent name will continue to be used for 'institutional' purposes...Read Full Story
Tom Ford does not remember much about his time at Yves Saint Laurent in the 1990s, although it may be the fault of selective memory.In a recent interview with The Advocate, Ford revealed that his time as the creative director of the legendary brand was fraught with conflict as he frequently butted heads with the brand's late founder: But being at Yves Saint Laurent was such a negative experience for me even though the business boomed while I was there. Yves and his partner, Pierre Berg...Read Full Story
All Images Getty.Sunday evening, Hollywood's fashion-obsessed made a trip to the Lincoln Center in NYC to celebrate the 125th Anniversary of the Metropolitan Opera. The event was sponsored in part by Yves Saint Laurent, so most of the A-List attendees chose YSL for the fête, some more successfully than others.Why so glum, Ginnifer Goodwin? Your strapless YSL dress is really very chic for the season, and the cuff on your left wrist is way hot. If you're upset about your hair, well, don't worry...Read Full Story
Getty Images.Kate Winslet chose a mildly uninspiring Yves Saint Laurent Atelier gown for Sunday's Academy Awards. It was certainly a beautiful dress, but it won't win her any fashion awards. Actress Kate Winslet arrives at the 81st Annual Academy Awards held at Kodak Theatre on February 22, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Kate Winslet (Getty Images)more pics Apparently Winslet's 8-year-old daughter Mia wasn't a fan of the dress...Read Full Story
Yves Saint Laurent (born August 1, 1936) is a French fashion designer who died in May 2008 at the age of 71. He is credited with reinventing women's fashion and making pantsuits popular.