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Saint Laurent, Yves [ Mathieu-Saint-Laurent, Yves Henri Donat ]locked

(b Oran, Algeria, Aug 1, 1936; d Paris, June 1, 2008).
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French fashion designer ( see fig. ). In the late 20th century, few fashion designers could match Saint Laurent’s versatility, flawless sense of proportion and painterly gift for colour. From his six seasons as head designer at the house of Dior to his forty-year career at his own house, Saint Laurent safeguarded the standards of the Paris couture. Beginning in ...

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