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Fashions fade, style is eternal.
I have often said that I wish I had invented blue jeans: the most spectacular, the most practical, the most relaxed and nonchalant. They have expression, modesty, sex appeal, simplicity – all I hope for in my clothes.
Yves Saint Laurent
I'd really like to be in closer contact with life. I'm a little too distant, I guess. I like to place myself outside.
Yves Saint Laurent
Isn't elegance forgetting what one is wearing?
I'm so secluded. Very alone.
Dressing is a way of life.
I wish I had invented blue jeans. They have expression, modesty, sex appeal, simplicity – all I hope for in my clothes.
Yves Saint Laurent
We must never confuse elegance with snobbery.
I am no longer concerned with sensation and innovation, but with the perfection of my style.
Yves Saint Laurent
I couldn't love a woman who inspired me to be totally disinterested. If I fell in love with a woman for an artistic reason, or from the point of view of my work, I think it would rob her of something.
Yves Saint Laurent
Over the years I have learned that what is important in a dress is the woman who is wearing it.
Yves Saint Laurent
I am no longer concerned with sensation and innovation, but with the perfection of my style.
Yves Saint Laurent
A good model can advance fashion by ten years.
I adore America. It's an extraordinary country. A new country.
It pains me physically to see a woman victimized, rendered pathetic, by fashion.
Yves Saint Laurent
I want to thank all the women who have worn my clothes, the famous and the unknown, who have been so faithful to me and given me so much joy.
Yves Saint Laurent