From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Yves Saint Laurent SAS  ɔːˈɒ̃, /- -/, /- oʊ -/, French: [iv sɛ̃ lɔʁɑ̃] ⓘ ), also known as Saint Laurent and YSL,  is a French luxury fashion house founded in 1962 by Yves Saint Laurent and his partner, Pierre Bergé.
Founded in 1961, Yves Saint Laurent is one of the most prominent fashion houses of the 20th century. Originally a House of Haute Couture, Yves Saint Laurent revolutionized the way fashion and society merge and interact in 1966 with the introduction of high-end made clothes produced on a larger scale than the exclusive collections.
Aug 6, 2018 · When Yves Saint Laurent founded his namesake fashion house in 1961 he introduced a revolutionary take on women’s clothing. Inspired by the structure of menswear and the feeling of power that came with wearing it, his approach was a celebration of gender fluidity that shook the fashion industry.
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Personal life and early career Young designer In 1953, Saint Laurent submitted three sketches to a contest for young fashion designers organized by the International Wool Secretariat. Saint Laurent won first place. Subsequently, he was invited to attend the awards ceremony held in Paris in December of that same year. 
Yves Saint Laurent SAS , also known as Saint Laurent and YSL, is a French luxury fashion house founded in 1962 by Yves Saint Laurent and his partner, Pierre Bergé. The company specializes in haute couture, ready-to-wear, leather accessories, and footwear. Its cosmetics line, YSL Beauty, is owned by L'Oréal.