SAM - Yves Saint Laurent








Before the first of the year I ventured to the Seattle Art Museum for the Yves Saint Laurent: The Perfection of Style installation. I'm really not much of a fashion person, but I did enjoy the exhibition. Most precisely I really was taken by the documentation of the process.



























This drawing with the fabric sample is a good example. You could see where he was going with things.
















Another great example. All were pretty casually rendered, pencil, colored pencil with the fabric merely pinned on.
















This gives you an idea of just how many of these "sketches" were included.


























A different process, but I like to see stuff like this - a contact sheet of some black and white still negatives with some cropping and notation marks on them.


























The Mondrian inspired dress form the 1960's.


























This was a stunning suede dress.
















Plenty of accessories to go around.