beauty and the (bow tie) beast - MAiSONRY - yountville, ca
for the past two weeks, fashionistas san francisco-wide have been gushing over the yves saint laurent retrospective being featured at the deyoung museum. without question, the man was a genius--a visionary and creator of an empowered female silhouette. i had the opportunity to see several of the looks featured in the collection, and i was shocked that my ysl knowledge was so lacking. i've only been familiar with the late-eighties, early-nineties collections. the iconic power suit and brilliant colors that are still most present in what has become of the house. but there was a time when the label was a brilliant combination of boho and glamour. of carefree and polish. let's just say mr. laurent has a knack for remaining relevant. cheers to that. and cheers to cheersing all weekend long!