With the passing on June 1 of fashion legend Yves Saint Laurent, the world lost an innovative creative force hailed for changing the face of fashion and influencing a generation of designers. His career got underway when, aged 21, he was appointed head designer at Dior in 1958. His first collection for the fashion house - known as the Trapeze collection for its loose, triangular shapes - won rave reviews

Yves Saint Laurent gallery

2 JUNE 2008