Yves Saint Laurent vs Ralph Lauren

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Fashion Designer
Chairman, Ralph Lauren Corporation
Net worth 2018
$6.32 Billion
Fashion Designers
Industry
Fashion and Retail
Oran, French Algeria
Residence
The Bronx
French
Country
United States
01/08/1936
BirthDay
14/10/1939
June 1, 2008
Died On
Height
1.68 m
Children
3
Chambre Syndicale de la Couture
Education
Diploma, High School; Drop Out, City University of New York City College
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TIMELINE
2008

He died on June 1, 2008 of brain cancer at his residence in Paris, after a long illness

2002

In 2002, he did his last show and took his final bow in the fashion industry

1998

In October 1998, he showed his last ready-to-wear collection for the Rive Gauche label, which he had founded more than 30 years before

1976

The couple split romantically in 1976 but remained business partners

1966

His other innovations include the sheer blouse (1966), and the jumpsuit (1968)

1962

His lover, Pierre Burge, came to his rescue and helped him set up his own fashion house, ‘Yves Saint Laurent’ (YSL) in 1962 with funds from J

1960

In the 1960s and 1970s, the firm popularized fashion trends such as the beatnik look; safari jackets for men and women; tight trousers; tall, thigh-high boots; and arguably the most famous classic tuxedo suit for women “Le Smoking”

1958

His spring 1958 collection almost certainly saved the enterprise Christian Dior S

1957

In 1957, he became the head designer of the House of Christian Dior S

1936

He was born on August 1, 1936, in Oran, Algeria, to Charles Saint Laurent, a lawyer and insurance broker, and his wife, Lucienne Mathieu