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Yves Saint Laurent: the film

By Tamsin Crimmens

This Friday sees the release of eponymous biopic, , which focuses on the hedonistic – if somewhat turbulent – life of the infamous French fashion designer.

Set to be a glamorous and illuminating portrayal, the film sees Saint Laurent played by French actor Pierre Niney, and will also feature original garments from the Yves Saint Laurent couture archive.

As if we needed any more excuse to be excited, an exclusive film clip has been released, which features a young Saint Laurent with his employer Christian Dior.

The clip provides viewers with a glimpse into the young designer's ingenuity and creativity, recreating a moment where Saint Laurent modestly – but expertly – shows Dior how to tighten the waist of a dress without taking it in. He goes on to swiftly create a makeshift example to show all the bemused watchers in the showroom.

Undoubtedly capturing the elegance and excitement of an era, get in the mood and watch the clip below:

Yves Saint Laurent will be in cinemas on 21 March.

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