Previous partner of Yves Saint Laurent who co-founded the eponymous fashion label. He analyzed in the Lycée Eugène Fromentin before relocating to Paris. He was a separate humanitarian, and was called a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador in 1992. Although he and Yves Saint Laurent break up in 1976, they still continued to be business partners. Just a couple times before his loss of life, he entered right into a civil union with partner, Yves Saint-Laurent.