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"Fashions fade, style is eternal."

-Yves Saint Laurent

1. Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé founded the house of Yves Saint Laurent Couture in 1961.

2. At the age of 21, Yves was appointed creative director of Dior.

3. Saint Laurent was known for popularizing the pantsuit for women in the 1970s, known as the iconic "Le Smoking Tuxedo Suit.

4. Yves Saint Laurent revolutionized the world of handbags with the introduction of the iconic "Muse" handbag. Bag in 2006.

5. Hedi Slimane is currently the creative director of Yves Saint Laurent. Under his leadership, the house underwent a rebranding with the decision to drop "Yves" from the brand name, resulting in the house now being known as "Saint Laurent".

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