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By Anonym 15 Sep

Yves Saint Laurent

What is wonderful about my art is that dream and reality can become one. There is just one step between the two.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Yves Saint Laurent

There are women who have completely transformed my view of fashion and if I hadn't shown them I would never have arrived at this point in fashion, you see.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Yves Saint Laurent

Fashion is like a party. Getting dressed is preparing to play a role.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Yves Saint Laurent

A woman's wardrobe shouldn't change every six months. You should be able to use the pieces you already own and add to them. Because they are like timeless classics.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Yves Saint Laurent

The street and me is a love story. 1971 is a great date because, finally, fashion took to the street.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Yves Saint Laurent

I always believed that style was more important than fashion. They are rare, those who imposed their style while fashion makers are so numerous.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Yves Saint Laurent

I love black because it affirms, designs and styles. A woman in a black dress is a pencil stroke.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Yves Saint Laurent

For me, perfume, must be adapted to fashion, not the other way around.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Yves Saint Laurent

My name will be written in fiery letters on the Champs Elysees.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Yves Saint Laurent

Anyone who reaches for great expression has to be careful of the ridiculous.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Yves Saint Laurent

I don't like [to] make a woman ... an abstract concept of the fashion. I don't like [to] say, "You must wear that." ... I am not a dictator.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Yves Saint Laurent

Isn't elegance forgetting what one is wearing?

By Anonym 14 Sep

Yves Saint Laurent

I want to thank all the women who have worn my clothes, the famous and the unknown, who have been so faithful to me and given me so much joy.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Yves Saint Laurent

The most beautiful clothes that can dress a woman are the arms of the man she loves. But for those who haven't had the fortune of finding this happiness, I am there.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Yves Saint Laurent

There are women who have completely transformed my view of fashion.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Yves Saint Laurent

To be beautiful, woman enough to have a black sweater, black skirt and walk arm in arm with the man she loves.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Yves Saint Laurent

Seeing Cubism paintings at the Beaubourg makes me very happy and also old films.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Yves Saint Laurent

Fashions pass quickly, and nothing is more pathetic than those puppets of fashion outrageously made up one day, pale the next, pleated or ironed stiff, libertine or ascetic. Playing with fashion is an art. The first rule is don't burn your wings.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Yves Saint Laurent

I tried to show that fashion is an art. For that, I followed the counsel of my master Christian Dior and the imperishable lesson of Mademoiselle Chanel. I created for my era and I tried to foresee what tomorrow would be.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Yves Saint Laurent

[Fashion is] a kind of vitamin for style.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Yves Saint Laurent

Haute couture consists of secrets whispered from generation to generation, If, in ready-to-wear, a garment is manufactured according to standard sizes, the haute couture garment adapts to any imperfection in order to eliminate it.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Yves Saint Laurent

Decadence attracts me. It suggests a new world, and, for me, society's struggle between life and death is absolutely beautiful.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Yves Saint Laurent

It pains me physically to see a woman victimized, rendered pathetic by fashion.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Yves Saint Laurent

I have always believed that fashion was not only to make women more beautiful, but also to reassure them, give them confidence.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Yves Saint Laurent

I couldn't love a woman who inspired me to be totally disinterested. If I fell in love with a woman for an artistic reason, or from the point of view of my work, I think it would rob her of something.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Yves Saint Laurent

Dressing is a way of life. It brings you joy. It can give you freedom and liberation, help you to find yourself and to move without restraint. Isn't elegance forgetting what one is wearing?

By Anonym 14 Sep

Yves Saint Laurent

No more rules, the freedom of dressing. The beauty of mixing vintage clothes with a pair of jeans that I love.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Yves Saint Laurent

Fashion comes and goes, but style is eternal.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Yves Saint Laurent

I cannot pretend to do sculpture and make a woman the ridiculous pedestal of my pretensions. To render clothing poetic, yes--but one must preserve its dignity as clothing.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Yves Saint Laurent

I participated in the transformation of my era. I did it with clothes, which is surely less important than music, architecture, painting but whatever it's worth I did it.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Yves Saint Laurent

I have often said that I wish I had invented blue jeans: the most spectacular, the most practical, the most relaxed and nonchalant. They have expression, modesty, sex appeal, simplicity - all I hope for in my clothes.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Yves Saint Laurent

Each model I have represents a type of ideal women to me.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Yves Saint Laurent

A designer who is not also a couturier, who hasn't learned the most refined mysteries of physically creating his models, is like a sculptor who gives his drawings to another man, an artisan, to accomplish.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Yves Saint Laurent

A good model can advance fashion by ten years.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Yves Saint Laurent

Dressing is a way of life.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Yves Saint Laurent

I love women. I love all the bright and attractive people and things of this world, the flame and also the moth, the dancer and the dance.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Yves Saint Laurent

I like to watch the way a model moves in my clothes, the way she gives them life, or if they are wrong, stillborn, the way her life rejects them.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Yves Saint Laurent

Finding your own style is not easy, but once found it brings complete happiness. It gives you self-confidence, always.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Yves Saint Laurent

For a woman, le smoking is an indispensable garment with which she finds herself continually in fashion, because it is about style, not fashion. Fashions come and go, but style is forever.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Yves Saint Laurent

Rien n'est plus beau qu'un corps nu. Le plus beau vêtement qui puisse habiller une femme ce sont les bras de l'homme qu'elle aime. Mais, pour celles qui n'ont pas eu la chance de trouver ce bonheur, je suis là.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Yves Saint Laurent

I pass for a hypersensitive, reclusive neurotic, which I may well be, but I hope the year won't come when my anxieties and fatigue will destroy my love of this life, of all the things that inspire me--a line of music, a face in a Vermeer portrait, a character in an opera, or a model born in Harlem.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Yves Saint Laurent

I adore America. It's an extraordinary country. A new country.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Yves Saint Laurent

Le plus beau vêtement qui puisse habiller une femme, ce sont les bras de l'homme qu'elle aime. Mais, pour celles qui n'ont pas eu la chance de trouver ce bonheur, je suis là.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Yves Saint Laurent

When you feel good in a clothing anything can happen. A good clothing is a passport for happiness.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Yves Saint Laurent

We must never confuse elegance with snobbery.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Yves Saint Laurent

I prefer to shock rather than to bore through repetition.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Yves Saint Laurent

I love bows, … And I feel some couture pots coming on.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Yves Saint Laurent

I wish I had invented blue jeans. They have expression, modesty, sex appeal, simplicity - all I hope for in my clothes.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Yves Saint Laurent

Blue Jeans? They should be worn by farm girls milking cows!

By Anonym 13 Sep

Yves Saint Laurent

I am no longer concerned with sensation and innovation, but with the perfection of my style.