Yves Saint Laurent
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Published
New York, New York : Thames & Hudson, 2014.
Status
Central - Adult Nonfiction  1 available
746.92 SAINTLA LOWIT

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Book
Physical Desc
1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations ; 34 cm
Language
English
ISBN
9780500517604, 0500517606

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A dazzling portrait of Yves Saint Laurent and his world of fashion over the last twenty-five years of his career, by legendary pioneer of backstage fashion photography, Roxanne Lowit. Yves Saint Laurent is a name synonymous with style, elegance, and high fashion. When he came on the scene at Dior and then started his own line, he quickly changed the way people regarded haute couture and the world of fashion itself. He revolutionized women's eveningwear when he introduced le smoking, a woman's tuxedo, and made couture accessible to a younger generation. Yves Saint Laurent is Roxanne Lowit's personal photographic history of Saint Laurent, the man and the fashion, from 1978, the year she first met him, to the last show he gave in 2002. With contributions from YSL's muses and admirers, including Catherine Deneuve, Betty Catroux, Lucie de la Falaise, Pat Cleveland, and Valerie Steele, this book represents the backstage experience at YSL's shows as Lowit experienced them herself. Whether surrounded by beautiful models or peeking at the catwalk from the wings, every moment was a magnificent photo opportunity. Lowit shares magical moments of YSL with the world; intimate, social, absorbed in fashion; and creates a unique portrait of this towering figure of postwar couture.

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APA Citation (style guide)

Lowit, R. (2014). Yves Saint Laurent . Thames & Hudson.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Lowit, Roxanne. 2014. Yves Saint Laurent. New York, New York: Thames & Hudson.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Lowit, Roxanne. Yves Saint Laurent New York, New York: Thames & Hudson, 2014.

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Lowit, Roxanne. Yves Saint Laurent Thames & Hudson, 2014.

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