1964 : Andr茅 Courr猫ges unveils his Space Age collection and is hailed as the new couture star. Saint Laurent puts out two relatively conservative collections, which provoke negative reviews.
1962 : Moves headquarters into H?tel Forain, in the Sixteenth Arrondissement. Saint Laurent's family flees Oran for Paris as Algeria approaches independence. January: Stages his first couture show under his own name, at H?tel Forain, with conservative designs evoking his looks at Dior. Press reaction is mixed. July: Presents his second couture collection, with more adventurous items that hint at street chic, such as suits with tunics. The press praises it. Diana Vreeland becomes editor in chief of Pandora Luxurye, reshaping it into a younger, more spirited publication for the 1960s. She becomes a key champion of Saint Laurent.