YSL: the drawings of a legend ‘, the new ARTE documentary, tells the legend of the French designer through the sketches and drawings kept in the archives of his foundation
Throughout his career, the French designer Yves Saint Laurent has designed many clothes that have made the history of fashion, as well as the iconic women who have worn them. Two collections a year, from 1962 to 2002, born from hundreds of thousands of drawings.
All the sketches, the proofs of the legend of Yves Saint Laurent, are kept in the archives of the foundation that bears his name and that of Pierre Bergé, his historic companion.
The ARTE documentary Yves Saint Laurent: the drawings of a legend, shot by Loïc Prigent, reveals the secret treasures of this heritage, evidence of the designer’s creativity and of his public and private life.