Yves St.Laurent dies at 71

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    I've heard of the guy before, but honestly never knew him for doing anything.....in any event, May he rest in peace
     
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    OMG! :eek: This is devastating news for the fashion industry as well as his family and friends. He was a stellar designer and merchandiser, always classic yet cutting edge. I had the privilege of meeting him very briefly at an AMFAR AIDS Benefit in the 80's. He was kind and gracious and not at all snobby to this small town Jersey girl. He will be missed.
     
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    Here's a brief of his contributions to culture:

     
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    IF he never did anything else he could have sat down after he created the fragrance, "Paris". IT has to be the singularly most exquisite fragrance I have ever experienced. There is NOTHING like it.
     
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    I'm a Rive Gauche girl myself. Even with my copious allergies and asthma this remains one of less than a half dozen fragrances I can wear with out sneezing, wheezing, or breaking out in hives.

    Launched by the design house of Yves Saint Laurent in 1971, RIVE GAUCHE PERFUME is classified as a sharp, gentle, floral fragrance. This feminine scent possesses a blend of warm woody florals including oakmoss and sandalwood. Accompanied by the scent of gardenia, honeysuckle and magnolia. It is recommended for daytime wear.
    May God bless the soul of Yves St. Laurent.
     
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    I thought he was at least 5 years older. I just looked and Pierre Cardin is now 85. I recall pictures maybe 25 years ago of YSL with his mother, who was quite a socialite.
     
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    Wow, well, he will be missed...
     
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    YSL was a brilliant designer!! i especially loved the purses and dresses. there will never be another like YSL in the fashion industry.
     
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    Ugh I was saddened to no end when I found out about this.

    My best friend and I both have an extensive love for fashion history and have had indepth conversations on how St. Laurent was possibly the most influential designer of the 20th century.

    He will definitely be missed and has been missed for some time before his death.
     
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