Cath Clarke(Time Out): This accomplished film, though touching in places, is in like manner desperate not to offend, it's the pellicle equivalent of sensible shoes.
Prairie Miller(NewsBlaze): On strange occasions a movie says more concerning a time and place by merited displaying that world rather than dissecting or divulging it, and this too free male-centric biopic seemingly unintentionally, does fit that. Yves Saint Laurent: A person and his 'man'equins.
Jonathan Romney(Observer [UK]): France has every reason to be smug about its cultural portion, but the nation has developed a formidably pious way of commemorating its elevated and good in biopics.
Paul Whittington(Irish Independent): Pierre Niney is owing as Saint Laurent.
Charlotte O’Sullivan(This is London): Surprisingly entertaining and, in places, scissor attentive.
Rich Cline(Contactmusic.com): Like Coco Before Chanel, this French designer biopic is farther too respectful of its subject to reach to life properly as a movie.
Brian Viner(Daily Mail [UK]): Jalil Lespert's film fails to convey the enduring force of Saint Laurent's grant to haute couture.
Peter Bradshaw(Guardian [UK]): A film that has the glossy sheen of some impossibly expensive promotional video.
Nigel Andrews(Financial Times): This normal has celebrity wattage, with some indecisive bids to suggest there were conjuncture moments of potential career blackout.
David Jenkins(Little White Lies): This becoming and luxuriant biopic of the French conventionality maestro is all surface and not at all feeling.
Tim Evans(Sky Movies): There is excessively little real substance here and garb horses will be frustrated at the deficit of insight into an industry that makes not at all sense to anyone outside it.
Adam Lowes(HeyUGuys): While Yves Saint Laurent be inclined undoubtedly chime with the fashionista mob, it's not quite riveting enough to sanction crossover appeal.
Kate Stables(Total Film): Hardcore fashionistas power of determination doubtless flock to drool over the interminable catwalk shows, packed with genuine YSL archive pieces.
Angie Errigo(Empire Magazine): As well-proportioned as the man's attire, this handsome biopic traces 20 pertaining appertaining-filled years in the life of the designer.
Claire Sawers(The List): Sews in union both sides of the man: the fascinating, only chronically shy boy genius from French Algeria, and the moth-to-lightbulb hedonist who battled with self-doubt and self-destruction by reason of most of his life.
Jessica Kiang(The Playlist): If it helps bestow you any idea, in approach its nearest recent equivalent for us is Lee Daniels' The Butler allowing with a lot less social words immediately preceding, so if you liked that movie and work with a spade fashion, perhaps this is for you.