L’Amour Fou

“Fashions fade, style is eternal.” – Yves Saint Laurent

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Oh my, I feel a new obsession coming on.

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I just finished watching the documentary – ‘L’Amour Fou‘, directed by Pierre Thoretton. I always knew Yves Saint Laurent was iconic in the history of fashion but this beautifully made french film has left me yearning to know more about this man.

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Shown through reflections of his longtime partner Pierre Bergé, the film takes you through stills and video footage of YSL that is delicately woven to show his career, residences, friends – an intimate look at this private man’s life.

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This film L’Amour Fou – is a must-see for any fashion lover.

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A young Karl Lagerfeld and Yves Saint Laurent Winning the Wool Secretariat Design Award in 1954. Lagerfeld, then 21, was the winner of the coat category. Saint Laurent, at a mere 18 years old, won the award for dress design, judged by a panel which included Hubert de Givenchy and Pierre Balmain.

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Yves & French actress Catherine Deneuve.

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