Quiz: The Yves Saint Laurent Quiz
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The Yves Saint Laurent Quiz
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About This Quiz

Yves Saint Laurent revolutionized fashion in a design career spanning nearly half a century. Take our quiz to test your knowledge of Yves Saint Laurent — the brand and the man who made it.

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Where was Yves Saint Laurent born?
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How did Saint Laurent first express his love for fashion?
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How old was Saint Laurent when he moved to Paris to pursue fashion?
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True or false: Yves Saint Laurent became the head designer at Dior in 1957.
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Why did Saint Laurent head back to Algeria in 1960?
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How did Saint Laurent get the money to start his own clothing company?
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What year did Saint Laurent open his own design house?
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What was "Le Smoking"?
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What did Saint Laurent decorate with prints by Dutch painter Mondrian in the 1960s?
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Yves Saint Laurent helped make this utilitarian item trendy.
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True or false: Saint Laurent believed that a woman should wear pants.
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What did the company name its low-cost line?
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True or false: Yves Saint Laurent was one of the first designers to embrace models of color.
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Which of these fragrances came out in 1977?
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What year did the Metropolitan Museum of Art give Yves Saint Laurent a solo exhibit?
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True or false: Pierre Berge continued to run the company after he and Saint Laurent broke up.
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True or false: Saint Laurent was just 21 years old when he took the head designer role at Dior.
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True or false: Saint Laurent rarely used prints in his design, preparing solid colors.
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What year did Saint Laurent help create the beatnik style?
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Which of these did Saint Laurent focus on in the late '60s?
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True or false: Saint Laurent embraced the hippie style of the '70s.
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What is now located at 5 Avenue Marceau, former home of the YSL couture line?
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True or false: Saint Laurent was a well-known art collector.
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What year did Saint Laurent release his last collection for Rive Gauche?
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How much did the YSL ready-to-wear line sell for in 1999?
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Who took over the role of design for YSL in 1999?
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True or false: Yves Saint Laurent was awarded the French Legion of Honor in 2007.
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When did Saint Laurent quit design for good?
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What year did Saint Laurent die?
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What was the company name changed to in 2012?
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