The Yves Saint Laurent Museum is on display online.
During the period of confinement, the Parisian museum offers a series of unpublished contents to delve into the work of the famous couturier.
2,500 YSL works to discover
Did you know that? The Yves Saint Laurent Paris Museum, which, due to the health crisis, has put on stand by its new exhibition dedicated to the muse Betty Catroux - has just shared a large archive, accessible on its website.
More than 2,500 works make up this collection of sketches and photographs of the master. Whether it is research or achievement, the precious documents are divided here into categories: shows, ceremonies, events... Some also features the couturier's illustrations such as the iconic Love greeting cards or the four-season-inspired visuals designed for the Yves Saint Laurent - 25 Years of Design retrospective presented at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York in 1983
Also to be tested are the Paper Dolls, eleven small silhouettes to be dressed interactively with original creations designed by Saint Laurent.
YSL: Chronicles of a Lifetime
In addition to this initiative, the museum's management is putting in place new chronicles. With exclusive visuals, they look back at highlights of Yves Saint Laurent's career.
From the designer's youth in Oran to his first steps in The Christian Dior, to his discovery of Japan with Pierre Bergé in the 1960s or by the inspiration behind the famous Mondrian collection presented in 1965: exciting slices of life, put online in the water.
Yves Saint Laurent is an Algerian designer who began in the fashion industry under Michael de Brunhoff, the editor of French Vogue. Saint Laurent studied at the Chambre...