YSL: A Life in Fashion

Designer Yves Saint Laurent left behind an unparalleled legacy of style, elegance and innovation. Take a look back at the man, his designs and his star fans. By Melissa Liebling-Goldberg


The designer famously liberated women from skirts by suggesting stylish takes on pantsuits, including his famous safari looks of the 1970s, here modeled by his muses Betty Catroux (left) and Loulou de la Falaise.