[Ebook] Loulou & Yves: The Untold Story of Loulou de La Falaise and the House of Saint Laurent (English Edition) Con Christopher Petkanas – Vehikool.co.uk

Loulou & Yves: The Untold Story of Loulou de La Falaise and the House of Saint Laurent (English Edition) No One Interested In Fashion, Style, Or The High Flying Intrigues Of Caf Society Will Want To Miss Christopher Petkanass Exuberantly Entertaining Oral Biography Loulou Yves The Untold Story Of Loulou De La Falaise And The House Of Saint LaurentDauntless, In The Bone Style Made Loulou De La Falaise One Of The Great Fashion Firebrands Of The Twentieth Century Descending In A Direct Line From Coco Chanel And Elsa Schiaparelli, She Was Celebrated At Her Death In , Aged Just Sixty Four, As The Highest Of Haute Bohemia, A Feckless Adventuress In The Art Of Livingand The One Person Yves Saint Laurent Could Not Live WithoutYves Was The Most Influential Designer Of His Times Possibly Also The Most Neurasthenic In An Exquisitely Intimate, Sometimes Painful Personal And Professional Relationship, Loulou Was His Creative Right Hand, Muse, Alter Ego And The Virtuoso Behind All The Flamboyant Accessories That Were A Crucial Component Of The YSL Look For Thirty Years, Until His Retirement In , Yves Relied On Loulou To Inspire Him, Make Him Laugh And Talk Him Off The Ledgethe Enchanted Formula That Brought Him From One Historic Collection To The NextYvess Many Tributes Shape Loulous Memory, As If Everything There Was To Know About This Fugitive, Giacometti Like Figure Could Be Told By Her Clanking Bronze Cuffs, Towering Fur Toques, The Turquoise Boulders On Her Fingers And Her Working Friendship With The Man Who Put Women In Pants But Another, Darker Story Lifts The Veil On Loulou, A Classic Number Two With A Contempt For Convention, And Exposes The Underbelly Of Fashion At Its Highest Level Behind Yvess Encomiums Are A Pair Of Aristocrat ParentsLoulous Shiftless French Father And Menacingly Chic English Motherwho Abandoned Her To A Childhood Of Foster Care And Sexual Abuse Loulous Recurring Desperation To Leave Yves And Go Out On Her Own And The Grandiose Myths Surrounding Her Family Loulou Felt That Her Life Had Been Kidnapped By The Operatic Workings Of The House Of Saint Laurent, And In Her Last Years Faced Financial Ruin Loulou Yves Unspools An Elusive Fashion Idolnymphomaniacal, Heedless And Up To Her Bracelets In Coke And Boizel Champagneat The Core Of What Used To Be Called Le Beau Monde

5 thoughts on “Loulou & Yves: The Untold Story of Loulou de La Falaise and the House of Saint Laurent (English Edition)

  1. says:

    Lots of back biting and score settling, an unflattering portrait of mostly trifling real and pretend aristocrats and their very junior high lunch table in and out crowd antics Not a very in depth bio of Loulou, unfortunately To compare this to Jean Stein s and

  2. says:

    This book is absolutely mesmerizing and I loved it You come away with enormous sympathy for Loulou Her family history was fascinating too Well researched, beautifully compiled, lovely photos My only issue was the unnecessarily bitchy, junior high school score settling t

  3. says:

    A ghastly book about ghastly people The only interesting part of the book are the Notes on Contibutors I get the impression that the author has debts to settle, and settle them he did I doubt he will be a welcome house guest in fashion circles again You have better thing to do wi

  4. says:

    I didn t enjoy this book as much as I would have had it been written in prose It was, instead, one quote after another with a few paragraphs thrown in once in a while by the author So it was very stop and go reading Not a smooth read at all In fact, it was a tiring book to read The informa

  5. says:

    Fun book to read but too heavy to comfortably hold Buy the kindle

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