The exhibition was organised thematically into eleven sections and featured approximately 150 examples of haute couture and prêt-à-porter, as well as more than 80 drawings, photographs and films.
The exhibition reviewed the life and work of this designer, starting with the famous "Trapeze Line" collection created for Dior and concluding with his magnificent evening gowns and the explosion of colour that situates his work in the present day.
The Gender Revolution
YSL and Women
|Worn by (from left to right): Nan Kempner, Lauren Bacall, Paloma Picasso, Loulou de Falaise, Betty Catroux|
|Worn by Grace Kelly|
|Worn by (from right to left): Patricia López-Willshaw, Diana Vreeland, Marie-Hélène de Tothschild, Windsor Duchess|
Catherine Deneuve: An Encounter
Collection 40: The Scandal
The Shock of Transparency
"I use my imagination on countries I don't know," Saint Laurent once said. "I hate travelling. If I read a book about India, with photos, or Egypt, where I've never been, my imagination runs away with me. That's how I make my most marvelous voyages."