Texts by Pierre Berge & Hamish Bowles.
Paris. Fondation Pierre Berge - Yves Saint Laurent. 2007. First edition. Illustrated paper-covered boards. 100 pages. Illustrated throughout in colour. 300 x 240mm (11¾ x 9½"). 0.9kg. . French, with English translation. Near fine; very slight knock to top forecorners and head of spine.
The rare catalogue for an exhibition at the Fondation Pierre Berge - Yves Saint Laurent examining the fashion relationship between Saint Laurent and Nan Kempner. Kempner was a one of the best-dressed women in America during the second half of the century. As muse and patron of Saint Laurent she amassed a vast collection of his couture pieces. These are photographed here, alongside archival images of Kempner wearing Saint Laurent designs.