Hedi Slimane - Yves Saint Laurent
Hedi Slimane

  Fashion Designer and Photographer
Website:  www.ysl.com

Biography:  1968 - Hedi Slimane was born in Paris
          1996 - Pierre Bergé appoints him Director of Mens Wear at Yves Saint
          Laurent, later he becomes artistic director
          Revives Yves Saint Laurent rive gauche based on the ‘Ateliers de
          Couture’, transposes the spirit of Couture ‘Au Masculin’
          2000 - Slimane is appointed as Christian Dior´s Creative Director of
          Menswear, he creates Dior Homme
          Imposes his new male silhouette - stretched
          The ‘Skinny Look’ combined with the thin black tie becomes his
          2002 - First menswear designer to receive the CFDA Award for
          International Designer
          2007 - Hedi Slimane moves to Los Angeles after not renewing his
          contract with Dior
          2012 - Yves Saint Laurent appoints him as Creative Director
          First Saint Laurent Paris Collection by Hedi Slimane
          Creation of a new boutique concept in Shanghai

Publications:  Surfers of Costa Caparica, 1988
          Berlin, 2002

          Tokyo Skate Park, 2008
          Antology of a Decade, 2008
          Issue, 2011
          Man About Town L.A., 2011

Versailles Maze, 2002
          Berlin / NY / KW-PS1, 2003
          Almine Rech 1, 2004
          Almine Rech Paris 2, 2006
          Mary Boone, 2006
          Spruth Magers, 2006
          Portrait of a Performer, 2006
          Arndt Gallery Berlin, 2007
          Ellipse Foundation, 2007
          Foam Museum, 2007
          Musac Museo, 2008
          Almine Rech Paris 3, 2008
          California Dreamin, 2011
          Frangments Americana, 2011
          Moca Opening, 2011

Yves Saint Laurent

  Fashion Designer

Biography:  1936 - Yves Mathieu-Saint-Laurent was born in Oran, Algeria
          1954 - Moves to Paris and enrolls at Ecole de la Chambre Syndicale de
          la Haute Couture
          1955 - Michel de Brunhoff, Vogue Paris Editor-in-Chief, introduces him to
          Christian Dior; he hires Yves Saint Laurent as his personal assistant
          1957 - After Christian Dior´s death, he takes over the Fashion House
          1958 - YSL presents ‘The Trapeze Line’, his first collection
          Yves Saint Laurent meets Pierre Bergé
          Receives the Neiman Marcus Award
          1959 - YSL´s first theater costume designs - Cyrano de Bergerac by
          Roland Petit
          1960 - Saint Laurent was fired by Dior fashion house
          1961 - Along Pierre Bergé he opens Yves Saint Laurent fashion house
          1962 - Presentation of his collection at 30, bis rue Spontini, Paris
          1965 - YSL designs the Mondrian Dress, his first tribute to art
          1966 - YSL designs his first tuxedo and tribute to Pop Art, Le Smoking
          Opening of the first Saint Laurent rive gauche Prêt-à-Porter shop at
          21, rue de Tournon
          Pierre Bergé and Yves Saint Laurent purchase Dar el-Hanch, in the
          Medina of Marrakech
          YSL receives the Harper´s Bazaar ‘Oscar’ award
          1967 - Publication of ‘La Vilaine Lulu’, a comic book
          1968 - Produces his first see-through designs and first jumpsuit
          1971 - YSL presents ‘Forties’ collection causing a scandal
          Launch of rive gauche perfume
          1973 - Costume design for La Rose malade
          Costume design for La Chevauchée sur le lac de Constance
          1974 - Opening of Yves Saint Laurent at 5, avenue Marceau
          Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé purchase the Dar es Saada house in
          1976 - YSL presents ‘Opera and Ballet Russes’ collection
          1977 - Launch of Opium perfume
          1978 - Costume and set designs for L´Aigle à deux têtes
          1979 - YSL presents a tribute collection to Pablo Picasso and
          Sergei Diaghilev
          1980 - Pierre Bergé and
Yves Saint Laurent purchase the Majorelle
          Garden in Marrakech
          1982 - Receives the International Fashion Award of the Council of
          Fashion Designers of America, the same evening of the celebration of
          the fashion house´s 20th Anniversary
          1985 - Yves Saint Laurent was awarded with the rank of Chevalier de la
          Légion d’Honneur
          1988 - Tribute to Vincent van Gogh with the Iris and Sunflowers
          1992 - Celebration of the fashion house´s 30th Anniversary at L´Opéra
          1998 - YSL parades 300 models in Stade de France during the Soccer
          World Cup
          Bergé and Saint Laurent sponsor the renovation of two rooms of the
          National Gallery
          2002 - YSL announces his retirement
          Fondation Pierre Bergé - Yves Saint Laurent is state-approved
          2004 - The Foundation opens its doors to the public with the exhibition
          Yves Saint Laurent, Dialogue avec L´Art
          2007 - Yves Saint Laurent is elevated to the rank of Grand Officier de la
          Légion d’Honneur
          2008 - Yves Saint Laurent died in Paris

Saint Laurent Paris

Category:  Fashion Brand
Website:  www.ysl.com
Owner:  PPR

Details:  Yves Saint Laurent was renamed Saint Laurent Paris in 2012
          Produces and distributes ready-to-wear, handbags, luggage, small
          leather goods, shoes, jewelry, eyewear

Saint Laurent Paris, Shanghai

Address:  1601 West Nanjing Road
Shanghai, 200040
Tel:  21 3253 0858
Website:  www.ysl.com
Owner:  PPR
Architects/ Interior Design/ Artwork:  Hedi Slimane
Photo Credit:  Patricia Schwoerer

Details:  Concept created by
Hedi Slimane

Interior:  Techniques and Materials of French Art Decó and Modernist
          Movement of l´Union des Artistes Modernes
          Interior blends black and white marbles and raw concrete
          Silver and gold are a take on Saint Laurent Vermeil, the new jewelry
          Features silver, gold and mirror 1930s-inspired ‘vitrines’
          Shelving is made out of mirror framed with nickel brass
          The mirror alcove is the changing room and fitting salon for

Saint Laurent Paris, Paris

Address:  6 Place Saint-Sulpice
Paris, 75006
Tel:  1 43 29 43 00

Address:  9 Rue de Grenelle
Paris, 75007
Tel:  1 45 44 39 01

Address:  38 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré
Paris, 75008
Tel:  1 42 65 74 59

Address:  32 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré
Paris, 75008
Tel:  1 53 05 80 80

Saint Laurent Paris, New York

Address:  3 East 57th Street
New York, 10022
Tel:  212 980 2970

Saint Laurent Paris, London

Address:  171-172 Sloane Street
London, SW1X 9NE
Tel:  0 20 7235 6706

Address:  32-33 Old Bond Street
London, W1X 4HH
Tel:  0 20 7493 1800

Fondation Pierre Bergé - Yves Saint Laurent

Category:  Foundation
Address:  5 Avenue Marceau
Paris, 75116
Tel:  1 44 31 64 31
Website:  www.fondation-pb-ysl.net
Email:  info@fondation-pb-ysl.net

Mission:  Conserve haute couture garments, accessories, sketches, etc
          Organise thematic exhibitions
          Support cultural and educational activities

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