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Another passing
One of the earliest designer marks I can remember noticing as a kid was the YSL of Yves Saint Laurent, so I suppose it's no surprise that he was getting quite old. CNN just sent out a breaking news alert that French media are saying he passed away; I'm finding suggestions that he actually died yesterday, not today.

His fashion design career goes back over fifty years, though I recall he retired about five years ago. He either died in his home after a long illness, or of injuries sustained in a skydiving accident, depending on which sources you believe. :-)
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fabunobo From: fabunobo Date: June 1st, 2008 11:45 pm (UTC) (Link)
Didn't he begin his career under Coco Chanel?
mhaithaca From: mhaithaca Date: June 1st, 2008 11:48 pm (UTC) (Link)

Christian Dior.
fabunobo From: fabunobo Date: June 1st, 2008 11:50 pm (UTC) (Link)


skitten From: skitten Date: June 2nd, 2008 12:23 am (UTC) (Link)
I just discovered that the man who [play Leyon on Fame died at age 41... :(
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