Tuesday, November 26, 2013


 Back in the late eighties, I was Mrs. Denise Barry de Longchamps' assistant at Yves-Saint Laurent's haute-couture salon. Among a prestigious clientele, we had the great privilege to take care of Sao Schlumberger's orders for her haute-couture wardrobe. The Fall 1988 yellow jacket with Lesage embroidered grapes  was one of her orders. We knew she was already ill with Alzheimer, but she carried herself with such elegance during Monsieur Jean-Pierre Derbord's fittings , she made us forget about it...

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