Founded in 1961, Saint Laurent is one of the most prominent fashion houses of the 20th century. Originally Maison of Haute Couture, Saint Laurent revolutionized modern fashion in 1966 with the introduction of luxury ready-to-wear under the name Saint Laurent Rive Gauche. Since its inception, Saint Laurent has held enormous influence both inside and outside the fashion industry. Saint Laurent’s status as a leading fashion brand is fully established and recognized, with a very distinctive identity and strong codes that are perfectly identified and made relevant to our time. Saint Laurent brand competes globally with high-end exclusive luxury brands and occupies a leading position in the sector. Under the creative direction of Anthony Vaccarello, appointed in April 2016, the House offers today a broad range of women’s and men’s ready-to-wear products, leather goods, shoes, jewelry and eyewear.