Robert Murphy is a Paris-based writer and art dealer. He is the author of The Private World of Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé (Vendome) and Une Vie Saint Laurent (Albin Michel). His work has appeared in W, WWD, Details, The World of Interiors, AD, and the International Herald Tribune. He runs RCM Galerie in Paris, specialized in 20th-century furniture and post-war European sculpture.

Over a year after the legendary couturier's death, fans everywhere are flocking to memorials Robert Murphy interviews longtime YSL companion and biographer Pierre Bergé and reports on the stirring tributes.

The late designer's final collection, shown in Paris this week, featured emotional, angelic pieces inspired by Medieval and Renaissance art.

Between the down economy and the collapse of Christian Lacroix’s label, what will happen to Paris’s fabled luxury lines? Robert Murphy on French fashion week and the future of couture.