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The iconic Yves Saint Laurent Museum just opened in Marrakech

The iconic Yves Saint Laurent Museum just opened in Marrakech
Fifteen years have gone by since the last Yves Saint Laurent runway show at the Centre Pompidou and the closing of the couture house that bears his name. Fifteen years during which the couturier’s heritage has been preserved by the Fondation Pierre Bergé – Yves Saint Laurent, whose mission is to safeguard and share a unique collection: Yves Saint Laurent’s creative work.

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Yves Saint Laurent’s legacy double honor

His influence on the fashion industry is not forgotten, his spirits lives on, his style is haunting. From the le smoking to his early adoption of ready-to-wear, the late designer adored women therefore it comes as no surprise that his legacy is immortalized in two museums dedicated to his 50-year career. They open in Paris and his beloved Marrakech in the fall of 2017. Both the Paris and Marrakech museums are being organized by the Fondation Pierre Bergé – Yves Saint Laurent  founded in 2004 to preserve the fashion house and Yves Saint Laurent’s legacy. The Fondation Pierre Bergé – Yves Saint Laurent was established by Pierre Bergé, Yves Saint Laurent’s longtime partner and co-founder of the Yves Saint Laurent Couture House, which gives a personal and authentic connection to the designer and subsequent museums.
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