Fashion Stories

5 shows that transformed fashion: Betak and Hussein Chalayan

In 2000, Alexandre Betak took Chalayan's most challenging garment - the Airplane Dress - and made it soar 5 shows that transformed fashion: Betak and Hussein Chalayan

No one did Polaroids like Yves Saint Laurent

For the designer, instantaneous prints served both as documentary device - and vital creative tool No one did Polaroids like Yves Saint Laurent

No one did fake jewels like Yves Saint Laurent

Though he created clothes for the jet set, Yves favoured costume jewellery over genuinely precious stones No one did fake jewels like Yves Saint Laurent

5 shows that transformed fashion: Betak and Rodarte 2016

Creating a visual presence on the catwalk proved tricky - until the sisters met fashion genius Alexandre de Betak 5 shows that transformed fashion: Betak and Rodarte 2016

Alexandre de Betak wows Paris

Our author and runway legend took fashion fans to heaven (and Anna Wintour and Mario Testino to dinner) last night Alexandre de Betak wows Paris

Colette goes crazy for Betak!

Fashion boutique draws inspiration from catwalk's backstage area for new Alexandre de Betak collection Colette goes crazy for Betak!

No one did buttons like Yves Saint Laurent

Here’s why the designer saw a simple fastening as an opportunity to create 'a woman’s daytime jewellery' No one did buttons like Yves Saint Laurent

5 shows that transformed fashion: Betak and Dior 2015

How the fashion show pioneer Alexandre de Betak sprinkled fake snow over Raf Simons' Blade Runner collection 5 shows that transformed fashion: Betak and Dior 2015

No one did De Stijl like Yves Saint Laurent

How the designer took one of the most minimal arts styles, added accessories - and made it more chic! No one did De Stijl like Yves Saint Laurent

What to expect from the Musée Yves Saint Laurent

Fashion designer’s incredible archive to be put on display in the building where he created his best-known pieces What to expect from the Musée Yves Saint Laurent

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