Breaking: Yves Saint Laurent Dead at 71

YSL in 1968Photo: CBS Photo Archive/Getty Images


The Associated Press is reporting that Yves Saint Laurent has died today in Paris at the age of 71. Details of his passing weren’t divulged; however, the designer had been long suffering from an illness.

Pierre Berge, the designer’s longtime business partner and former romantic partner, was quoted as saying that Saint Laurent was born with a nervous breakdown.

Legendary designer Yves Saint Laurent dies at 71 [AP]
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Breaking: Yves Saint Laurent Dead at 71