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Dior by Yves Saint Laurent, 1958-1960

— Author Laurence Benaïm — Publisher Assouline — Presentation Released as part of celebrations of Dior’s 70th anniversary, Dior by Yves Saint Laurent is the second volume in an unprecedented collection of works dedicated to the greatest haute couture creations ever conceived by the designers of this illustrious Maison. With the aid of photographs by Laziz Hamani, this volume revisits the quintessential Yves Saint Laurent creations made for Dior, from the Trapèze silhouette of his first collection, for Spring-Summer 1958, to the Beat Look of Autumn-Winter 1960. Moreover, Laurence Benaïm gives a charming account of the details and stories behind over thirty selected pieces, providing a glimpse into the inspirations and influences of Saint Laurent and placing Dior’s rise in a historical context.

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