By Dr. David Cowan
What better way to bring Paris Fashion Week to a close than to launch a new museum dedicated to one of the greats of French and global fashion, namely Yves Saint Laurent.
The museum opens to the public on Tuesday, October 3rd, showcasing YSL’s work from his first Dior days through to his greatest creations and his death in 2008. The Dior connection is emphasized by the presence of his old cane left on the desk where YSL used to work.
THE MUSEUM SHOWCASES YSL’S WORK FROM HIS FIRST DIOR DAYS THROUGH TO HIS GREATEST CREATIONS
On four floors, starting with the salons where customers once sat and watched his work modelled, the visitor can see a variety of designs, jewelry, swatches, notepads, photographs and books on display. Entering the museum you’re first confronted with an impressive montage of YSL’s Warhol screen-prints.
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