Yves Saint Laurent 1971 scandalous collection at Pierre Bergé foundation
from the 2015-03-19 until the 2015-07-19
The Yves Saint Laurent Foundation returns to LA collection of the scandal, the Liberation collection of 1971, in an exhibition from 19 March to 19 July 2015. Marked by war, this collection refers to the Paris of the Occupation, with short skirts and backed up.
For four months, the Yves Saint Laurent Foundation will revive a legendary collection, a historical liberation collection of Yves Saint Laurent. If clothing designed by YSL shocked, it's for their resemblance to the clothing worn in occupied France. Some saw in this collection a certain nostalgia for the creator of this sad time, others are discovering a collection "retro", made of square shoulders, knee skirts and platform shoes ...
The exhibition is an opportunity to discover very fluid dresses in chiffon and crepe, but the most impressive sets tailors, in line with what he started in 1966 and fur coats.
Yves Saint Laurent had successfully launched the first tuxedo in 1966, and the first pantsuit in 1967. His daring turns were faced with mounting criticism of the journalists present at his show, he even said: "What do I want? Shocking people, forcing them to think. What I am doing has a lot to do with American contemporary art. Young, themselves, have no memories. "
A collection that was firstly criticized, has conquered the streets rapidly.
Price : 7€
Pierre Germé Foundation
5 avenue Marceau, 75016 Paris
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