Chanel Haute Couture advertisment

« Portraits of the Blogging World by Danny Roberts of Igor + Andre | Main | Friendly Fires - Skeleton Boy [VIDEO, LYRICS, MP3 DOWNLOAD] »

April 16, 2009

Yves Saint Laurent 1992 Documentary - The Look

Yves Saint Laurent 1992 Documentary

There's Lagerfeld Confidential. There's also Signe Chanel and the Marc Jacobs x Louis Vuitton documentary by Loic Prigent. But have you seen the documentary produced in 1992 (yes, that's seventeen years ago -- I was two years old) about Yves Saint Laurent's extraordinary, colourful and dramatic life? It's a must for any fashion lover out there.

If you do not watch this emotional and tear-jerking film in its entirety now or later, I have one thing to say: YOU. ARE. DEAD. TO. ME.

And yes, I love you Suzy Menkes!!


"While other little boys played with tin soldiers, Yves busied himself with paper dolls. Ridiculed by schoolmates, the delicate child swore that one day that he would be famous. At the age of 18, indications of things to come: first prize at a sponsored Parisian fashion competition beating the 19 year old Karl Lagerfeld into second place where some would say he has remained."

Click click click!


I have so many things going on in my head right now I don't even know where to begin so I'll keep my thoughts to myself. Seriously... it's just amazing how the whole fashion industry was so different back then to what it is now. Just watch the film and tell me what you think.




"Before I started doing the collections, he was a big name to me and I was really excited to see an Yves Saint Laurent show and then I was so disappointed when I actually saw one because it's a big crush. You go in there, you sit down and then this girl walks on in what looks like Simplicity Patterns 1976. And you have this running order and it's pages and pages long. And over this sort of loud speaker, somebody says number 1, numero une. and then she walks down on her own and she walks back -- and that's taken a long forever because it's a long catwalk -- and then you'd flick through and you realize you have 173 outfits to see. "

Priceless.









That's all.






Related Posts with Thumbnails

TrackBack

TrackBack URL for this entry:
https://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a00d8341c627e53ef01156f2c58f0970c

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Yves Saint Laurent 1992 Documentary - The Look:

Comments

Support My Sponsors


Peek Into My World


Brought to You By


Tweet Tweet


Connect With Me


  • Depending on my availability, click the button below to speak to me on the phone for free! USA callers only please.


    MSN MessengerSkypeYahoo! Messenger FacebookLiveJournalMySpaceTechnoratiLast.fmYouTubeTwitter

What They Are Saying


  • Bryanboy Press

Explore Bryanboy.com


A BRIEF INTERMISSION


Dangerous Liaisons


  • Love is an addictive drug

    Shower me with attention and inflate my ego. Email photos of your love and I'll add you to my ever-growing collection. Be creative! Be spontaneous! Send them to bryan@bryanboy.com today!

AS SEEN IN: AMERICAN VOGUE


  • Vogue featuring Fashion Bloggers

    Click HERE to watch behind-the-scenes footage of the shoot.