Piet Laurent Research Paper

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Yves Saint Laurent was a great fan of art and a collector. He took inspiration for several of his designs from famous artists. In 1965 he launched the Mondrian collection, inspired by Piet Mondrian paintings. This was the first of many tributes paid to fine arts, after this one, he let his imaginary goes to African art (1960s), Picasso (1970s), Diaghilev (1970s), Apollinaire (1980s), Van Gogh (1980s) and many others. The Mondrian dress was designed based on intersecting black stripes and blocks of primary colors. The pieces were simple and clean bringing fashion with fine arts reflecting the designer tastes for artistry. However it was easy and cheap to copy, this collection was a success and put Saint Laurent in a high position worldwide.
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