YSL’s Homes – Paris & Marrakech

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This video shows the beautiful homes of Yves Saint Laurent in Paris (55 Rue de Babylone) and Marrakech which he discovered in the 70’s. YSL and his partner Pierre Berge created wonderful homes filled with interesting, expressive items. In their Paris home was a collection of renowned painting by artists such as Matisse, Picasso and Cézanne but also found pieces such as beautifully organic driftwood.

Marrakech was YSL’s escape and was designed in a Morocan style away from the Parisian refinement of no. 55 but still classically elegant. The Majorelle gardens are an oasis with an amazing feel and tranquility, a place to get lost in and find oneself.

The background music is “Mister Mellow” by Maynard Ferguson and “Szerelem, Szerelem” by Gabriel Yared from The English Patient soundtrack. The movie excerpts are from the YSL documentary L’Amour Fou (2010) following the sale of his and Pierre Berge’s art collection. The commentary on the video is by Jacques Grange who was the interior designers for their two homes.

You may also be interested in two other videos I have uploaded on fashion designers beautiful homes:

Coco Chanel’s Apartment: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tb3ZoTAE2rk
Valentino’s Homes around the world: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=THRAbN4R2DE

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Franck-Christian Dolbois-Gicquel says:

Génial avec un grandG

Romina Basurto says:

who is the first song? its really amazing

NaomiShops says:

Thanks so much for sharing.

Katalin Pinter says:

Beautiful pictures and nice music. Although the 2nd track has nothing to do with Marrakech, "Szerelem, Szerelem" is a Hungarian folk song.

Joe Ruggiero says:

Beautiful tour of these two incredible homes of YSL.

howdy268 says:

Check out this video on YouTube:

acearch5ive says:

Superbe et ravissant.
Viva Yves.

jrmetmoi says:

I LOVE the way YSL designed all of his homes! Superb!

minomorettimusicangelstopinternationalmusic says:

Da minomoretti Roma.

faintmelody says:

who would dislike this?!

thank you!!

lavieonrose1 says:

Wonderful. thank you so much for this video. So fascinating.

Ragan Corliss says:

Yes, thanks for sharing!

petplayer999 says:

BellisVintage Thank you for sharing !

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