Who will sell Yves Saint Laurent's collection?

Azimi, Roxana; Thornton, Sarah
July 2008
Art Newspaper;Jul/Aug2008, Vol. 17 Issue 193, p1
The article reports on the fierce competition in securing the art and design collection of fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent, who died in June 2008 at age 71. The design collection is considered the largest single owner sale in auction history given its outstanding contents. According to "The Art Newspaper," Sotheby's and Christie's are pitching to Saint Laurent's longtime companion and main heir, Pierre Bergé.


Related Articles

  • GOING OUT IN STYLE. Dam, Julie K.L.; Nolan, Cathy; Felder, Rachel // People;1/21/2002, Vol. 57 Issue 2, p142 

    Discusses the retirement of famed couturier Yves Saint Laurent, who catered to the celebrity fashion world. Revolution in women's fashion that he started; Details of his career as a celebrity designer; Way that he was inspired by women; Personal problems he has suffered, including a struggle...

  • Interest In YSL Designs Surging After His Death. Foreman, Katya // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;6/27/2008, Vol. 195 Issue 137, p3 

    The article reports on the display of around 20 embroidered suede creations of the late Yves Saint Laurent on vintage guru Didier Ludot's Palais Royal boutique for the couture week in Paris, France. Most of these designs were obtained from Saint Laurent's fall 1968 couture collection. After...

  • THE TRUTH IN FICTION. Brubach, Holly // Atlantic (02769077);May84, Vol. 253 Issue 5, p95 

    Presents views on fashion and fashion designs. Description of the designs of fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent; Color combinations used by Saint Laurent; Description of women who wear clothes by Saint Laurent.

  • Return of the pantsuit. Mower, Sarah // Vogue;Jan2006, Vol. 196 Issue 1, p70 

    The article focuses on the major comeback of the tailored pantsuits in the fashion scene. The author talks about the design and aesthetic qualities of the clothes. The author reexamined the trends and developments of the trouser suits as designed by big-time fashion designers. The author...

  • Bergé On Saint Laurent: Warts And All. Diderich, Joelle // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;3/3/2010, Vol. 199 Issue 46, p8 

    The article reviews the exhibition featuring memorabilia of French designer Yves Saint Laurent at the Petit Palais Museum in Paris, France from March 11 to August 29, 2010.

  • The YSL revolution. Mower, Sarah // Harper's Bazaar;Sep94, Issue 3394, p404 

    Comments on clothes designs by Yves Saint Laurent. Clothes revivals; Imitations; Comments from fashion personalities and clientele.

  • THE GENIUS OF YVES SAINT LAURENT. Rawsthorn, Alice // Harper's Bazaar;Mar2002, Issue 3484, p266 

    Features fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent.

  • YSL The Man, The Myth, The Legend. Thomas, Dana // Harper's Bazaar;Mar2004, Issue 3508, p362 

    Features fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent.

  • L'AMOUR FOU.  // New Zealand Apparel;Dec2010/Jan2011, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p1 

    The article reports on the release of the fashion documentary film "Yves Saint Laurent L'Amour Fou" in 2011.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics