The French fashion tycoon Pierre Berge - the brains behind the Yves Saint Laurent empire - has died aged 86, his foundation said on September 8, 2017. (AFP / ABDELHAK SENNA)
Your feedback is important to us!
We invite all our readers to share with us their views and comments about this article.
Disclaimer: Comments submitted by third parties on this site are the sole responsibility of the individual(s) whose content is submitted. The Daily Star accepts no responsibility for the content of comment(s), including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein. Please note that your email address will NOT appear on the site.
Alert: If you are facing problems with posting comments, please note that you must verify your email with Disqus prior to posting a comment. follow this link to make sure your account meets the requirements. (http://bit.ly/vDisqus)
Pierre Berge, an influential French businessman, philanthropist and gay rights activist who helped build the fashion empire of his longtime lover Yves Saint Laurent, has died.Berge was best known for helping Saint Laurent found his own fashion house in 1961 after leaving Christian Dior.Berge, long a regular presence at Saint Laurent fashion shows and seen as the business brains behind the empire, directed the house until 2002 . Berge had been planning to inaugurate an Yves Saint Laurent museum in Paris next month and another in Morocco.
FOLLOW THIS ARTICLE