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Topic - Yves Saint Laurent
First it was Marlene Dietrich and Greta Garbo who played with men's clothing in the 1930s. Then came Yves Saint Laurent, who in the 60s made it fashionable for every woman with the masculinity of "Le Smoking."
Francois Nars had Andy Warhol coffee table books in his living room and Yves Saint Laurent in his closet growing up in the `70s in the south of France.
When fashion editors put down their pens halfway through a catwalk show, it's always cause for worry.
Would a red-soled stiletto by any other name than Christian Louboutin look as sweet?
Bruce Springsteen closed out the first weekend of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival with a 2 1/2-hour show that combined crowd-pleasers such as "Born to Run" with the cover tune of his new CD, "Wrecking Ball."
They didn't really know it at the time, but the black models who walked in the Versailles fashion face-off in France in 1973 carved a path on the catwalk for generations to come.
Most of us can pair one bold color with another - it just takes a little confidence. But color-blocking is more of an art, and it's one to be mastered this spring season.
Paris. New York. Denver?
"Fashions fade, style is eternal," Yves Saint Laurent once said.
With only one day to go, the final furlong of Paris' roller coaster nine-day long fashion week has produced strong and fantastical ready-to-wear offerings from the houses of Alexander McQueen and Chanel.
PARIS (AP) - "Fashions fade, style is eternal," Yves Saint Laurent once said.