Yves St. Laurent Designer Spotlight

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Today is late designer, Yves St. Laurent’s birthday. Laurent was an iconic French designer who rose to fame in the late 1950s, and introduced innovative new styles like Le Smoking, the tuxedo suit for women. Laurent’s fashions progressed with the times; as women became more liberated, the styles followed suit. While every piece was a work of art, we’ve picked out some of our favorites that really show off the foresight and intuition of this highly-regarded designer.c3fd0d72873c64fc06336a5ec00f745dThis graphic dress inspired by the work of artist, Piet Mondrian, is so closely associated with the 1960s that it has inspired countless Halloween replicas. The bold print and shift shape are the essence of the swinging 60s.

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Le Smoking, the tuxedo designed for women, turned the fashion world upside down in 1966. It was such a departure from the feminine styles of the 50s, yet still flattered the female figure.

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