Legendary designer Yves Saint Laurent dies at 71

. Jun 2, 2008

"PARIS - Legendary designer Yves Saint Laurent, who reworked the rules of fashion by putting women into elegant pantsuits that came to define how modern women dressed, died Sunday evening, a longtime friend and associate said. He was 71.

Pierre Berge did not give details but said Saint Laurent had died following a long illness."

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