Saint Laurent’s midnight nappa leather Monogram

May 30, 2018 by
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The history of Yves Saint Laurent and Christian Dior fashion houses are closely interwoven, in fact Saint Laurent was recognized by Dior for his amazing design talent at the tender age of just 18. He spent several years under the watchful eye of Christian Dior himself and by the age of 21 unexpectedly became the head of Christian Dior.Later in life Yves Saint Laurent went on to create his very own Fashion Empire and has since been known as one the greatest ever names in fashion. His bags were famed for a Paris like chic feel with beautifully soft leathers with exceptional detailing, but also a modern vibe with chunky chains as handles and straps. An eclectic mix of style which is undoubtedly Saint Laurent yet is often copied by other designers.

Saint Laurent’s midnight nappa leather Monogram Blogger mini-bag is detailed with polished goldtone hardware. This style features the initials of house founder Yves Saint Laurent in a logo designed for the brand by the artist Cassandre in 1961.

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Yves Henri Donat Mathieu-Saint-Laurent  1 August 1936 – 1 June 2008),professionally known as Yves Saint-Laurent, was a French fashion designer who, in 1961, founded his eponymous fashion label. He is regarded as being among the foremost fashion designers in the twentieth century.In 1985, Caroline Rennolds Milbank wrote, “The most consistently celebrated and influential designer of the past twenty-five years, Yves Saint Laurent can be credited with both spurring the couture’s rise from its 1960s ashes and with finally rendering ready-to-wear reputable.” He was able to adapt his style to accommodate the changes in fashion during that period. He approached fashion in a different perspective by wanting women to look comfortable yet elegant at the same time. He is also credited with having introduced the tuxedo suit for women and was known for his use of non-European cultural references, and non-white models


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