Sam Mendes - English film director and screenwriter, born Samuel Alexander Mendes. He won an Oscar for Best Director, in 2000, for his film American Beauty.
In 2020, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director, Best Picture and Best Original Screeplay for the film, 1917.
Yves Saint-Laurent - Yves Saint-Laurent was French fashion designer who was born in Algeria and is the name of the French luxury fashion brand of the same name. The brand was founded in 1961 and is now simply known as Saint Laurent. Saint Laurent produces both men and women's clothing, hand bags, jewellery and fragrances.
The correct French pronunciation can be phonetically transcribed as Eve Sen-Low-rohn. The -low part of the pronunciation is slightly shorter version of the word "low", where midway through the "w", you begin to pronounce the -rohn part. The "R" here is the gargled French "R" followed by an open "O", like in the unit of measurement, "ohm".READ MORE Fashion quotes by the most famous fashion designers worldwide and the pronunciation of their names