An Ode To Betty
L'OFFICIEL Singapore|September 2021
Years after his passing, Yves Saint Laurent’s twin flame and muse Betty Catroux remains one of the strongest living embodiments of the Saint Laurent brand
Melissa Mae

Not everyone is fortunate enough to meet their soulmate – be it platonic or romantic – and get the chance to spend the rest of their lives in their presence. But for the late French fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent? Luck seemed to be on his side till his very last breath.

In the ’60s, Yves was immediately enamored with former Chanel model Betty Catroux when they first met in Parisian nightclub ‘Chez Régine’ and have been as thick as thieves ever since. Like two halves of a whole, Yves and Betty represented different parts of their shared soul that always seemed to bloom when they were together.

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