YSL French fashion house became world famous thanks to its talented founder - Yves Saint Laurent. The future designer was born in Oran, Algeria, in 1936. At the age of 17 he left for Paris where he was able to attend the local school of art design. After graduation, he started working in the Dior fashion house.
Yves Saint Laurent presented his first fashion collection in 1957. In 1961, Yves Saint Laurent and his business partner Pierre Berge have founded the famous YSL fashion house.
Yves Saint Laurent was the first designer who accepted trouser suits, jumpsuits, safari jackets and black shoes without heels. Thanks to him, young ladies started wearing tuxedos and transparent chiffon blouses.
Today Yves Saint Laurent brand offers not only fashionable clothes, but also elegant shoes, accessories, sunglasses, cosmetics and care products for face and body.