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    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.
    — Yves Saint Laurent
    tags: wishes  simplicity  sex  hope 
     
    Moda je prolazna, dok stil traje, on je večan.
    — Yves Saint Laurent
    No more rules, the freedom of dressing. The beauty of mixing vintage clothes with a pair of jeans that I love.
    — Yves Saint Laurent
    tags: beauty  freedom  rules 
     
    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.
    — Yves Saint Laurent
    Elegance is no longer significant; clothes have to be fun.
    — Yves Saint Laurent
    tags: fun 
     
    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.
    — Yves Saint Laurent
    tags: fashion  rules  wings 
     
    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.
    — Yves Saint Laurent
    tags: fashion  women  forever 
     
    We must never confuse elegance with snobbery.
    — Yves Saint Laurent
    I prefer to shock rather than to bore through repetition,
    — 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.
    — Yves Saint Laurent
    tags: chance 
     
    Chanel freed women, and I empowered them.
    — Yves Saint Laurent
    tags: women 
     
    I'd really like to be in closer contact with life. I'm a little too distant, I guess. I like to place myself outside.
    — 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.
    — Yves Saint Laurent
    Fashion is like a party. Getting dressed is preparing to play a role.
    — Yves Saint Laurent
    tags: fashion 
     
    When you feel good in a clothing anything can happen. A good clothing is a passport for happiness.
    — Yves Saint Laurent
    tags: happiness 
     
    Fashion comes and goes, but style is eternal.
    — Yves Saint Laurent
    tags: fashion 
     
    I wish I had invented blue jeans. They have expression, modesty, sex appeal, simplicity - all I hope for in my clothes.
    — Yves Saint Laurent
    tags: wishes  simplicity  sex  hope 
     
    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.
    — Yves Saint Laurent
    Finding your own style is not easy, but once found it brings complete happiness. It gives you self-confidence, always.
    — Yves Saint Laurent
    tags: happiness 
     
    I love black because it affirms, designs and styles. A woman in a black dress is a pencil stroke.
    — Yves Saint Laurent
    tags: women  black 
     
    To be beautiful, woman enough to have a black sweater, black skirt and walk arm in arm with the man she loves.
    — Yves Saint Laurent
    tags: men  women  beautiful  black 
     
    Without elegance of the heart, there is no elegance.
    — Yves Saint Laurent
    tags: heart 
     
    The most beautiful makeup of a woman is passion. But cosmetics are easier to buy.
    — Yves Saint Laurent
    tags: women  beautiful  passion 
     
    Over the years I have learned that what is important in a dress is the woman who is wearing it.
    — Yves Saint Laurent
    tags: women  year 
     
    Elegance and beauty have been banished.
    — Yves Saint Laurent
    tags: beauty 
     
    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.
    — Yves Saint Laurent
    I don't really like knees.
    — 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.
    — Yves Saint Laurent
    tags: men  mystery  designer 
     
    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.
    — Yves Saint Laurent
    tags: women  joy 
     
    I'm so secluded. Very alone.
    — Yves Saint Laurent
    tags: alone 
     
    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.
    — Yves Saint Laurent
    tags: secret  standard 
     
    Seeing Cubism paintings at the Beaubourg makes me very happy and also old films.
    — Yves Saint Laurent
    tags: seeing  film  painting 
     
    [Fashion is] a kind of vitamin for style.
    — 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.
    — Yves Saint Laurent
    tags: reality  dreams 
     
    My name will be written in fiery letters on the Champs Elysees.
    — 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.
    — Yves Saint Laurent
    tags: fashion 
     
    I am no longer concerned with sensation and innovation, but with the perfection of my style.
    — Yves Saint Laurent
    I find men's clothing fascinating because sometime between, say, 1930 and 1936 a handful of basic shapes were created and still prevail as a sort of scale of expression, with which every man can project his own personality and his own dignity.
    — 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.
    — Yves Saint Laurent
    A good model can advance fashion by ten years.
    — Yves Saint Laurent
    tags: fashion  year 
     
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    yves saint laurent
    Birth    : August 1, 1936
    Death  : June 1, 2008
    Occupation  : Fashion designer

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