08/08/2012 16:58 | By Colleen Last
Yves Saint Laurent: a retrospective

Dita Von Teese

Dita Von Teese (© Francois Durand/Getty Images)
  • Dita Von Teese (© Francois Durand/Getty Images)
  • Yves Saint Laurent (© Steven Henry/Getty Images)
  • Yves Saint Laurent (© Philippe Wojazer/Reuters)
  • Le Smoking jacket (© Reg Lancaster/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
  • Trouser suit (© Muus/Rex Features)
  • Menswear as womenswear (© Sharok Hatami/Rex Features)
  • Beatnik fashions (© David Thorpe/Associated Newspapers/Rex Features)
  • Ready-to-wear (© Pascal Rossignol/Reuters)
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Yves Saint Laurent innovations include the female tuxedo and beatnik black, but the label's biggest legacy was making it acceptable for women to wear trousers.

Celebrity fans include Dita Von Teese, who loves the crisp lines of YSL trouser suits.


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