YSL OPENS TWO NEW MUSEUMS
PARISIAN AND MOROCCAN AFFAIRS
Two new museums honoring the works of the legendary designer Yves Saint Laurent will open in September 2017 in Paris and Marrakech, Morocco. They will offer an insightful and emotional display of the couturier’s career, designs and life at work. The Paris milieu will see the renovation of the pre-existing Fondation Pierre Bergé–Yves Saint Laurent, the fabled designer’s atelier and office for over three decades. It will be completely refurbished, allowing visitors to take a walk down memory lane by recreating the atmosphere of his studio where he used to draw and sketch. It will also house 20,000 couture pieces and accessories tributing his career. Thousands of miles South, in Marrakech, near the famous Jardin Majorelle where the designer’s ashes were scattered, the second museum will open dedicated to his work. It will showcase a permanent crop of iconic confections, plus rotating exhibitions, a library, a café, and a restaurant.