YVES SAINT LAURENT
Yves Henri Donat Mathieu-Saint-Laurent was born on 1 August 1936, in Oran, Algeria.
He became known in the fashion and fragrance industry as Yves St. Laurent, or shorter as YSL.
At the young age of 17 he started to work as a fashion designer for Christian Dior, and became his successor at the age of only 21 years, when Dior died unexpectedly of a heart attack in 1957.
Yves St. Laurent founded his own company in 1960, which was soon (1964) followed by the launch of his first perfume, Y . Nearly all the perfumes launched by the House of YSL met with a ready market and have become classic fragrances and are still bestsellers up to today.
Yves St. Laurent died on June 1st, 2008.
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