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July 27, 1990 | PATRICIA McCOLL
He's being called Yves Saint Laurent's protege. Robert Merloz, 24, caught the eye of the fashion press last winter with his first collection of furs for Saint Laurent. Now the Paris-born designer says of the attention it brought him: "I'm shy. I can't hide it. It's overwhelming." Merloz, an assistant to Saint Laurent for almost three years, made his debut for the house with the 114-piece collection.
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July 27, 1990 | PATRICIA McCOLL
He's being called Yves Saint Laurent's protege. Robert Merloz, 24, caught the eye of the fashion press last winter with his first collection of furs for Saint Laurent. Now the Paris-born designer says of the attention it brought him: "I'm shy. I can't hide it. It's overwhelming." Merloz, an assistant to Saint Laurent for almost three years, made his debut for the house with the 114-piece collection.
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July 31, 1992 | TIMES WIRE SERVICES
Skirts are long, pants are plentiful, and the '70s are making a comeback this fall. At least that was the impression left by France's fashion couturiers, who presented their fall collections this week. The shows opened Sunday, just as the Tour de France cyclists swept up the Champs-Elysees to end their race. Christian Lacroix opened the week with poetic fantasy wear. Fitted tweed jackets were trimmed with lace or sequins, and laced up the back in gold.
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July 27, 1990 | ALINE MOSBY, Mosby, based in Paris, covers European fashion regularly for United Press International.
The fragile, emotional king of high fashion has returned to work, his hair cut short and dyed cherry red. Renowned designer Yves Saint Laurent took his traditional runway bow Wednesday--the final day of the parades of handmade couture clothing for winter--after what a salon official described as seven-week recuperation from exhaustion.
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September 14, 1990 | BETTY GOODWIN
When Christian Dior opened its first North American boutique (not counting one in Honolulu) at the new Two Rodeo complex in Beverly Hills on Wednesday, the legendary Paris-based fashion house already had a strong local foothold. The store's manager, Judith Porter, comes from the Adrienne Vittadini shop across the street on Rodeo Drive, and Dior's official Los Angeles representative is the socially prominent Nancy Vreeland, a one-time assistant to designer Bill Blass and a former L.A.
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February 28, 1993 | JONATHAN KANDELL, Jonathan Kandell, a former Paris-based correspondent for the New York Times, frequently writes on international art and politics
The facade of the elegant Paris townhouse that serves as headquarters for Yves Saint Laurent's fashion empire is decked out with bunting and evergreen wreaths. But inside, Pierre Berge, who runs the business for his designer-partner, is oblivious to the holiday cheer. He is lamenting the decline of French culture over the past 12 years. And he finds enough blemishes to spoil anybody's Christmas mood.
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