Yves Saint Laurent: The Last Collections

Launched on 30 October 2019

Suppressed for more than a decade, the 2019 film Yves Saint Laurent: The Last Collections was filmed in the now-shuttered Yves Saint Laurent couture atelier from 1999 to 2001 shadowing the legendary French fashion designer in the last years of his life. Originally screened in 2007, the documentary is a window into fashion past and depicts Saint Laurent's close yet fraught relationship with business and previous romantic partner Pierre Bergé. Bergé denied director Olivier Meyrou permission for the film to be released until shortly before the former's death in 2016.

Main Contributors



Dior and I

25 March 2015
Frédéric Tcheng, director of Dior and I (2015), discusses documenting the creation of Raf Simmons' first couture collection for Dior.


19 July 2017
Director of the 2017 documentary Dries speaks to Georgina Evans about making the film with the notoriously camera-shy designer.


25 October 2007
Nick Knight and Stefano Pilati collaborated to create an ambitious, 24 part Yves Saint Laurent fashion film written by SHOWstudio viewers.
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