25 Mar '11, 6pm

RSVIP: Fashion Sings at Yves Saint Laurent-Sponsored Met Opera Debut of 'Le ...: But Yves Saint Laurent creative...

RSVIP: Fashion Sings at Yves Saint Laurent-Sponsored Met Opera Debut of 'Le ...: But Yves Saint Laurent creative...

On the runway at fashion shows which, oddly enough, take place in nearly the same location during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week , the clothes can appear almost lifeless draped on coat hanger-thin, personality-free young models. But on the black carpet at the gala, stars dressed by YSL injected the fashion with their own quirky personality and style. Emmy Rossum, above, wore a billowing jewel-tone green dress that resembled harem pants. Stones set in a brightly colored belt around her waist recalled the colors of Jardin Majorelle , the late designer Yves Saint Laurent's palace garden in Marrakesh. But chunky, translucent stones encircling Rossum's wrist were borrowed from a famous friend. "I texted Ivanka [Trump] and wrote, 'Let me borrow.' And she sent a selection to my hotel." Rossum not only starred in the screen version of "Phantom of the Opera," she also studied and sang ...

Full article: http://www.luxist.com/2011/03/25/yves-saint-laurent-met-o...

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Ruth La Ferla's article in the New York Times about the shirtwaist . As you may have heard by now, Friday marks the 100th ...