FRENCH FASHION DESIGNER YVES SAINT LAURENT ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT AT
PARIS PRESS CONFERENCE.
Internationally renowned french fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent leaves the room following a press conference in Paris, January 7, 2002 at which he announced his retirement. In a statement read to the media, the famously reclusive designer said he was leaving the group that bears his name after 40 years, during which YSL became one of the world's biggest fashion empires. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer