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What year did Yves Saint Laurent create a Russian-inspired collection?

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The 1976 fall/winter collection from Yves Saint Laurent was distinctly Russian influenced. The designer has stated that he’s always loved Russia and its culture. He created that collection with heavy inspiration coming from Diaghilev’s “Ballet Russes” and the strong female characters from great Russian literature. You’ll find a variety of Saint Laurent products from some of the world’s top sellers on 1stDibs.
1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
Yves Saint Laurent debuted his Ballet Russes collection, inspired by various Russian fashions, in the fall of 1976. It was a personal favorite of Saint Laurent’s, and has been cited as a precursor of the sartorial extravagance of the 1980s. On 1stDibs, shop a collection of vintage and contemporary Saint Laurent clothing and accessories from some of the world’s top boutiques..
1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022