Legendary fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent died of brain cancer on Sunday, aged 71, Pierre Berge - Saint Laurent's business partner announced, quoted by the international media.

Sain Laurent revolutionized the fashion industry after, at 21 years old, he became Dior's head designer, BBC informs. His creations are enjoyed by personalities like Princess Grace de Monaco or actress Catherine Deneuve.

During his career, he launched various collections, perfumes and accessories building a real empire which was listed in the stock market in 1989. He will remain one of the biggest fashion designers of the XX century as he imposed his own style.