Yves Saint Laurent vs Christian Louboutin

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Should a brand be able to patent the colour of a shoe sole? Yves Saint Laurent’s legal team filed its response in Christian Louboutin’s red-sole trademark appeal, maintaining its stance. The now-cumbersome case is set to continue through 2012. In April 2011, Louboutin filed a $1 million trademark infringement suit against Yves Saint Laurent, over […]

Yves Saint Laurent A/W 2010-2011 Manifesto

The Yves Saint Laurent Fall/Winter 2010-2011 Manifesto will make an exclusive debut in the streets of New York on Tuesday, September 14, 2010, followed by a worldwide release on Saturday, September 18 in the streets of Paris, London, Milan, Tokyo, Hong Kong and, for the first time, Beirut. In keeping with the introduction each season […]

Yves Saint Laurent New Vintage II

This winter, Yves Saint Laurent introduces ‘New Vintage II’ in the footsteps of the original NOHARM brand, the second edition of an environmentally-conscious capsule collection designed to reclaim, recycle and sustain. Recycling unused fabrics from the YSL archive, and adapting them to his classic silhouettes, Creative Director Stefano Pilati marries feminine refinement with sustainability — […]

Yves Saint Laurent Dies at 71

Yves Saint Laurent, one of the greatest fashion designers in history, died at his home in Paris late Sunday at 71 after a long, undisclosed illness. He had been bedridden recently and friends said in the last week he had been unable to eat or talk. Saint Laurent had been rarely seen over the last […]