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Required Reading: The Yves Saint Laurent Encyclopedia




    Truthfully, we can only hope to get our hands on and manage to read Yves Saint Laurent Haute Couture: The Complete Works: 1962-2002.

    The catalogue, which will be available for pre-order until March 10, and then on regular sale from there on, is a doozy: 1,300 presentation boards from 81 collections in four hefty volumes.  The prolific designer's complete sketches are included in the box set, which will run at the special pre-order price of $2,360 and then for the rest, a cool $2,915.

    Given the wild success of the late designer's personal estate auction, we're thinking these'll be snapped up swiftly.