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Yves Saint Laurent Documented Oriental Cropped Jacket and Harem Pants Ensemble
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Nice, FR
YVES SAINT LAURENT YSL vintage rare and important cropped evening jacket and harem pants suit from the Spring/Summer Ready-to-Wear 1993 Collection. Similar jacket worn on the runway...
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20th Century Suits, Outfits and Ensembles

1980s Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche Black Skirt Suit
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Toronto, Ontario
Early 1980's Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche black skirt suit. Boxy, slightly cropped jacket with statement shoulder pads, and folded cuffs. Large gold buttons with horizontal slit po...
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1980s Skirt Suits

Yves Saint Laurent Evening Suit
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in New Hope, PA
Yves Saint Laurent is famous for his tuxedo look for women, Le Smoking. This elegant evening suit is another version of that look. The black wool jacket is accented with a black velv...
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1970s Skirt Suits

1980s Yves Saint Laurent/YSL Black Skirt Suit with Peplum
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Toronto, Ontario
YSL/Yves Saint Laurent black wool gabardine skirt suit from the 1980s. Wide lapel has a small notch and the jacket has gold disc buttons down the front and a hidden flat hook at the ...
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1980s Skirt Suits

Yves Saint Laurent Leopard Skirt Suit
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Geneva, CH
Following his huge success with his "Saharienne", YSL regularly integrated his creations with a safari touch. This 80's ensemble illustrates perfectly this tendency. Made of a coton ...
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1980s Skirt Suits

1980's Yves Saint Laurent YSL Red and Black Couture Label Suit
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Toronto, Ontario
Very simple yet chic Yves Saint Laurent red and black couture label suit from the 1980s. The black wool gabardine jacket with red piping and buttons is the perfect piece to be worn w...
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1980s Skirt Suits

1980's Yves Saint Laurent YSL Black Satin Suit with Rhinestone Buttons
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Toronto, Ontario
Gorgeous Yves Saint Laurent satin skirt suit from the 1980's. Jacket has slightly puffed shoulders with medium shoulder pads, nicely fitted through the waist. Two flap pockets at hip...
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1980s Skirt Suits

YVES SAINT LAURENT Black and White Houndstooth Skirt Suit Size 8 10
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This Yves Saint Laurent skirt suit is composed of a black and white houndstooth wool. The jacket features a center front button closure. The skirt has a zipper closure. In excellent ...
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20th Century Skirt Suits

Black bi-material skirt suit Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche
By Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche
Located in Saint-Ouen-Sur-Seine, FR
Black bi-material skirt suit
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Early 2000s Skirt Suits

Yves Saint Laurent Haute Couture Skirt Suit
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Geneva, CH
Late 80's -early 90's classical Yves Saint Laurent haute couture skirt suit. Constructed from midnight blue and gunmetal silk brocade, the jacket features a V-neckline and front pock...
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1990s Skirt Suits

Yves Saint Laurent Haute Couture Double Breasted Black Wool Suit, late 1970s
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in New Hope, PA
This late 1970's or very early 1980's black wool suit from Yves Saint Laurent Haute Couture is a stunning example of true French couture tailoring. Made in the YSL atelier in Paris ...
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1970s Skirt Suits

Vintage Yves Saint Laurent ' Rive Gauche ' Black Skirt Suit Size 44 YSL
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Chicago, IL
Beautiful vintage Yves Saint Laurent 'Rive Gauche' black skirt suit! Flattering neckline on jacket, with two dome gold buttons at waist, and at cuffs. Also features interior waist bu...
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1990s Skirt Suits

YVES SAINT LAURENT Black Wool Skirt Suit with Satin Trim Size 36
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This Yves Saint Laurent skirt suit is composed of a black wool with satin trim. The jacket features a center front button closure. The skirt has a zipper closure with side pockets, ...
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20th Century Skirt Suits

YSL Yves Saint Laurent Heart Print Fluid Suit
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Paris, FR
Iconic Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche fluid suit featuring a collector heart print, a black jacket with white hearts, a white skirt with black hearts. The jacket is lined and the la...
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1970s Skirt Suits

YVES SAINT LAURENT Black and White Wool Houndstooth Skirt Suit Size 36 40
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This Yves Saint Laurent skirt suit is composed of a black and white wool featuring a houndstooth print. The jacket has center front button closures. The skirt has a zipper closure. I...
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20th Century Skirt Suits

1990s Yves St Laurent black wool twill nipped waist trouser suit
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Yves St Laurent black wool twill, nipped waist jacket high waist Trouser...Marked size 36...The trouser is unworn/NWT...The jacket shape is long and fitted giving the body a feminine...
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Late 20th Century Trouser Pant Suits

Yves Saint Laurent Cotton Black and White Bow print Skirt Suit, 1980s
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Boca Raton, FL
Yves Saint Laurent was a champion of creating practical, yet stylish women's wear collections. Borrowing elements from menswear and feminizing them, Saint Laurent took the suit and t...
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1980s Skirt Suits

1980's Yves Saint Laurent YSL Purple Velvet Skirt Suit
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Toronto, Ontario
1980's Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche ensemble. Eggplant purple velvet skirt and jacket with a matching silk blouse. All 3 pieces can be worn separately or together. Excellent vintag...
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1980s Skirt Suits

Vintage 1968 Yves Saint Laurent Le Smoking Tuxedo Black Gabardine Pant Suit
By Yves Saint Laurent, Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
First created in 1966 by famous couturier Yves Saint Laurent, the "Le Smoking" tuxedo suit for women was the first of its kind to earn attention in the fashion world and in popular c...
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1960s Trouser Pant Suits

Vintage 1974 Yves Saint Laurent Sequin Black Wool Sweater Le Smoking Pants Suit
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
First created in 1966 by famous couturier Yves Saint Laurent, "Le Smoking" tuxedo suit for women was the first of its kind to earn attention in the fashion world and in popular cultu...
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1970s Trouser Pant Suits

Yves Saint Laurent jet black vintage 1980s smoking satin details 2 piece suit
By Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche, Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Antwerp, BE
Yves Saint Laurent by Mr Saint Laurent. Vintage 1980s jacket + pants. The suit is amazing and a take on the smoking suit. Both pieces, the jacket, and pants are a perfect YSL size 3...
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1980s Trouser Pant Suits

Vintage Yves Saint Laurent Haute Couture Numbered Skirt Suit - Stunning!
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Chicago, IL
Insanely chic vintage Yves Saint Laurent Haute Couture black skirt suit! Wonderful jet-black set, with the perfect floral motif. Slim fitting jacket, with a stunning high-waisted pen...
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1990s Skirt Suits

Tom Ford for Yves Saint Laurent F/W 2001 Runway Black Silk Maxi Skirt Suit
By Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche, Tom Ford for Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Montgomery, TX
Tom Ford for Yves Saint Laurent Black Silk Skirt Suit F/W 2001 Runway Collection 100% Silk, Fully Lined Maxi Pleated Ruffled Skirt, Off-Shoulder Peasant Top Blouse. Measurements: Blo...
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Early 2000s Skirt Suits

2002 TOM FORD for YVES SAINT LAURENT black velvet runway skirt suit
By Tom Ford, Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche
Located in San Fransisco, CA
Jet-black, velvet skirt suit designed by Tom Ford for Yves Saint Laurent dating to fall 2002 as seen on the runway. Labeled a French 40. jacket measures 38" at bust, 16" at shoulders...
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Early 2000s Skirt Suits

Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche copper sequins Skirt suit
By Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche
Located in Saint-Ouen-Sur-Seine, FR
Skirt suit in copper sequins and black satin border
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1980s Skirt Suits

1980s YSL Yves Saint Laurent Vintage Velvet Evening Blazer Skirt Suit
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Portland, OR
This is a luxurious black velvet skirt suit from Yves Saint Laurent made in France in the 1980's. This rive gauche YSL evening ensemble is in excellent condition with a slim skirt a...
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1980s Skirt Suits

Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche Houndstooth Skirt Suit c. 1970's
By Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche
Located in Carmel by the Sea, CA
Vintage Yves Saint Laurent skirt suit featuring a Cream and black houndstooth pattern throughout. Jacket has button closures along the front and on the cuffs, and two slip pockets at...
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20th Century Skirt Suits

Yves Saint Laurent Printed Panther Satin (attributed to) Skirt Suit Circa 1990
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Toulon, FR
Circa 1990 France Yves Saint Laurent Skirt suit without label from the 1990s. Set in printed panther silk satin. Crossed jacket with topstichting, large lapels and pockets. Transluc...
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1990s Skirt Suits

Yves Saint Laurent Vintage Le Smoking Tuxedo Suit Never Worn YSL
By Yves Saint Laurent, Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche
Located in New Hope, PA
The YSL "le Smoking" tuxedo suit is one of his best known designs. It is a timeless classic, an elegant garment that can be worn year after year and it will always be stylish. This ...
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Late 20th Century Skirt Suits

Dark green silk skirt-suit Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche
By Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche
Located in Saint-Ouen-Sur-Seine, FR
Dark green silk skirt-suit
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Early 2000s Skirt Suits

Vintage YSL Yves Saint Laurent Burgundy Red Velvet Suit Outfit w/ Skirt & Jacket
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Portland, OR
This Russian inspired vintage deep red velvet skirt and jacket ensemble from Yves Saint Laurent is so lovely. The 2 piece suit includes a Mandarin collar jacket and a softly pleate...
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Late 20th Century Skirt Suits

Yves St Laurent 3pc Purple Pin Stripe Suit Set, Circa 1990's
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This is a 3pc jacket, blouse, and skirt set by Yves St Laurent, from the 1990's. The jacket and skirt are a light wool with a purple pin stripe print. The blouse is silk with long sl...
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1990s Skirt Suits

Yves Saint Laurent Black wool ensemble
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in New York, NY
Yves Saint Laurent Black wool two-piece skirt suit has a wrap-around skirt with a single large button and hidden hook & eye for closure. The skirt can be extended by four inches with...
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1990s Skirt Suits

YVES SAINT LAURENT Green Wool Plaid Skirt Suit with Velvet Details Size 4-6
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This Yves Saint Laurent skirt suit is composed of a green plaid wool and features velvet accents. The jacket has center front button closures. The skirt has a zipper closure. In exce...
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20th Century Skirt Suits

F/W 2002 Yves Saint Laurent by Tom Ford Red Velvet Skirt Suit
By Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche, Tom Ford for Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Philadelphia, PA
TheRealList presents: a deep red Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche velvet F/W 2002 skirt suit, designed by Tom Ford. This suit was presented as look 7 on that season's runway. The silk-...
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Early 2000s Skirt Suits

An Yves saint Laurent Rive Gauche Skirt suit Circa 1988/1992
By Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche
Located in Toulon, FR
Circa 1988/1992 France Iconic Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche skirt suit in wool fashioned with large parallel ribs Circa 1988/1992. High-waisted shoulder bolero with large polished...
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1990s Skirt Suits

Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche Velvet Pinstripe Pant Suit
By Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche
Located in New York, NY
Yves Saint Laurent, Rive Gauche, black velvet, double breasted, pin stripe pantsuit having a fitted jacket with lapels, fly front, straight leg, men's stye trouser.
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1990s Trouser Pant Suits

Yves Saint Laurent Vintage 2 Piece Knit Red & Blue Plaid Jacket and Skirt Suit
By Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche, Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Portland, OR
This vintage YSL knit skirt and jacket suit is in a black with blue, green, and red plaid. We love suits because they have pieces you can mix and match with things already in your co...
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1980s Skirt Suits

2004 Vintage Tom Ford for Yves Saint Laurent Burgundy Silk Chinoiserie Suit
By Yves Saint Laurent, Tom Ford for Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Montgomery, TX
2004 Vintage Tom Ford for Yves Saint Laurent Burgundy Silk Chinoiserie Suit FR Size 40 - US 8 100% Silk New, with tags Excellent condition
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21st Century and Contemporary Skirt Suits

Yves Saint Laurent by Tom Ford Chinoiserie Tuxedo Smoking Evening Suit
By Yves Saint Laurent, Tom Ford for Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Switzerland, CH
Yves Saint Laurent by Tom Ford Black Tuxedo Evening Suit An extremely rare piece from his final collection in 2004 for Yves Saint Laurent Stunning piece consisting of pants and jacke...
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Early 2000s Trouser Pant Suits

2002 TOM FORD for YVES SAINT LAURENT burgundy velvet runway suit
By Tom Ford, Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche
Located in San Fransisco, CA
Burgundy velvet skirt suit designed by Tom Ford for Yves Saint Laurent exactly as seen on the fall 2002 runway. Labeled a French 42. jacket measures 38" at bust, 16.5" at shoulders, ...
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Early 2000s Skirt Suits

Tom Ford for Yves Saint Laurent F/W 2004 Chinoiserie Jacquard Skirt Suit Fr 38
By Tom Ford for Yves Saint Laurent, Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche
Located in Montgomery, TX
Tom Ford for Yves Saint Laurent Chinoiserie Skirt Suit Inspired by the 1977 Chinese Collection that coincided with the launch of Opium. F/W 2004 Collection French size 38 A mixture o...
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Early 2000s Skirt Suits

Tom Ford for Yves Saint Laurent F/W 2004 Jersey Skirt Suit with Mink size S
By Tom Ford for Yves Saint Laurent, Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche
Located in Montgomery, TX
Tom Ford for Yves Saint Laurent Black Jersey Skirt Suit with Mink F/W 2004 Collection Designer size - S Cardigan - Black Color Jersey, Real Mink Fur, Button Closure, Bow Accent, Stre...
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Early 2000s Skirt Suits

Tom Ford for Yves Saint Laurent F/W 2004 Teal Chinese Dragon Skirt Suit Fr 38- 6
By Tom Ford for Yves Saint Laurent, Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche
Located in Montgomery, TX
Tom Ford for Yves Saint Laurent Chinese Dragon Skirt Suit F/W 2004 Collection French size 38 - US 6 Printed silk top with frayed mesh trim, stand collar, front keyhole, front velvet ...
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Early 2000s Skirt Suits

1980's Yves Saint Laurent Black Velvet Top & Lace Skirt Ensemble
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Toronto, Ontario
Elegant 1980s Yves Saint Laurent ensemble. Jet black long sleeve velvet top and black lace pencil skirt, embellished with small black sequins and a matching black velvet trim at hem....
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1980s Skirt Suits

Tom Ford for Yves Saint Laurent 2001-2003 Collection Silk Top Velvet Skirt Suit
By Tom Ford for Yves Saint Laurent, Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche
Located in Montgomery, TX
Tom Ford for Yves Saint Laurent Rare Skirt Suit French size 36 - US 4 Blouse - S/S 2003 Collection, 100% Sheer Silk, Buttons Closure, Cut-out Details, New with Extra Buttons. Skirt ...
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Early 2000s Skirt Suits

YVES SAINT LAURENT Black Wool & Mohair Skirt Set with Gold Buttons Size 36
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This Yves Saint Laurent skirt suit is composed of a black wool and mohair blend. The jacket features center front button closures with pockets and peplum style. The skirt has a side...
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20th Century Skirt Suits

Yves Saint Laurent Lapis Blue & Black Mandarin Collar Skirt & Jacket Ensemble
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in New York, NY
Yves Saint Laurent wonderful combination of Lapis blue accented with black skirt and matching jacket emsemble accented with a mandarin collar which measures 1 1/2" in height as well ...
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1990s Skirt Suits

Yves Saint Laurent 1970s Black Silk Jersey Two Piece Suit
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in London, GB
This elegant Yves Saint Laurent Circa 1974 black silk jersey two piece suit would lend itself effortlessly to both formal occasion wear and to evening wear. The simple lines of this ...
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1970s Twin Sets

1970s Yves Saint Laurent Black Printed Skirt Suit
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Lugo (RA), IT
A.N.G.E.L.O. Vintage - Italy Yves Saint Laurent black suit with white print and light polka dot pattern, composed by a blouse and a skirt. The blouse has V-neck, front closure with ...
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1970s Dress and Coat Ensembles

YVES SAINT LAURENT Tom Ford S/S 2003 2 Pc Black Top Skirt Dress Set YSL
By Tom Ford for Yves Saint Laurent, Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche
Located in Thiensville, WI
YVES SAINT LAURENT S/S 2003 Rive Gauche (by Tom Ford) 2 Pc Black Long Sleeve Top Skirt Dress Set Brand / Manufacturer: Yves Saint Laurent Collection: S/S 2003 Designer: Tom Ford Sty...
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Early 2000s Skirt Suits

Vogue Documented Yves Saint Laurent Ensemble, Spring-Summer 1970
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Geneva, CH
This wonderful documented Yves Saint Laurent two piece set is from the early 70s but has definitely a 40s inspired feel. Made up of a top and a skirt, both pieces can be worn togethe...
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1970s Skirt Suits

Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche Tartan's jacket
By Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche
Located in Saint-Ouen-Sur-Seine, FR
Wool tartan jacket
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Early 2000s Skirt Suits

1980s Saint Laurent Rive Gauche Houndstooth Skirt Suit
By Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Saint Laurent Rive Gauche Wool houndstooth skirt and jacket Black and white Made in France Two lined side pockets Two grey buttons Black silk lining Skirt back vent Two skir...
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1980s Skirt Suits

YSL Yves Saint Laurent Vintage 1970s Matte Jersey Top/Skirt Ensemble
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Carmel by the Sea, CA
YSL matte jersey set includes: ruched strapless shell, waist tie/scarf, full gathered short skirt. Strapless shell has a zipper and hook-and-eye fastening at the side and a ruched de...
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1970s Skirt Suits

New Tom Ford For Yves Saint Laurent YSL Pinstripe Pantsuit Suit FR40
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Leesburg, VA
Tom Ford for Yves Saint Laurent Brand New Without Tags Virgin Wool & Silk Pantsuit The pinstripes read Yves Saint Laurent, which makes this piece amazing! Black Virgin Wool and Silk ...
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Early 2000s Suits, Outfits and Ensembles

Yves Saint Laurent Padded Chinese Satin Coat Ensemble
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Riverdale, NY
Yves Saint Laurent Chinese Padded Satin Coat Ensemble with quilted ruby satin lining. It has a flared tent shape with strong shoulder line, Haute Couture in inspiration with a padded...
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1980s Trouser Pant Suits

Tom Ford for Yves Saint Laurent F/W 2003 Silk Skirt Beaded Sheer Black Top Set
By Tom Ford for Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Montgomery, TX
Tom Ford for Yves Saint Laurent Sexy Silk Cut-Out Skirt with Beaded Sheer Top F/W 2003 Collection Black Sheer Top - Fr. size 36, Beaded, Zip Back Closure. Measurements: Length - 21 i...
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Early 2000s Skirt Suits

Vintage 1979 Yves Saint Laurent Documented Purple Velvet Jacket Knicker Pantsuit
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Incredibly gorgeous Yves Saint Laurent royal purple cotton-velvet pantsuit from his infamous 1979 Rive Gauche collection. Pieces from this decade are very rare and are true examples ...
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1970s Trouser Pant Suits

Ensemble YVES SAINT LAURENT Black Top and Skirt
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Paris, FR
Ensemble YVES SAINT LAURENT. Black top and skirt with multicolored stones and beads in viscose and silk. Pleated top on the neckline and pleated zipper at the back. Dimensions flat:...
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2010s Suits, Outfits and Ensembles

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Black Suit Yves For Sale on 1stDibs

On 1stDibs, there are many options to choose from in our collection of black suit yves. If you’re looking for Black black suit yves and you’re unable to find the right fit, there are plenty of variations in Red, Pink and more. Finding the perfect accessories for you may mean sifting through those that were made during different time periods — popular versions of these were made as early as the 19th Century and a newer one, made as recently as the 21st Century, can also be found on the site. There have been many classic iterations of black suit yves over the years, but those made by Yves Saint Laurent, Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche and Tom Ford for Yves Saint Laurent are often thought to be among the most stylish. When shopping for these accessories, you’ll find that there are less available pieces for men or unisex today than there are for women.

How Much are Black Suit Yves?

On average, black suit yves on 1stDibs sell for $1,285, while they’re typically $153 on the low end and $19,500 for the highest priced versions of these items.

Yves Saint Laurent Biography and Important Works

French fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent pioneered “cross-design” in fashion, taking inspiration from street trends to modernize haute couture.

Saint Laurent was the first to launch a ready-to-wear label, YSL Rive Gauche Prêt-à-Porter. He was the first couturier to open boutiques for both men and women. Using traditional menswear fabrics and designs for women, Saint Laurent also literally cross-dressed, giving men and women alike chic pant suits, elegant tuxedo jackets and urban safari gear. By blurring gender-specific design, he empowered individual style while creating a scissor-sharp fashion aesthetic of sensual ease and beauty. Many of his designs are today considered timeless classics.

Born to French parents in Oran, Algeria, in 1936, Saint Laurent went to Paris at age 17 to study fashion at the Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture. Just two years later, in 1955, his remarkable sketches were shown to Christian Dior, then the world’s reigning couturier, who hired him immediately.

Surprisingly soon thereafter, Dior publicly chose Saint Laurent as his successor, which sadly proved prescient when the fashion legend died unexpectedly, in 1957. A mere slip of a youth, the 21-year-old Saint Laurent was nevertheless up to the challenge. He shook the traditional couture clientele to its core with youthful silhouettes and styles like the A-line trapeze dress that hung with seeming effortlessness from the shoulders, the antithesis of the pinched waists and molded skirts that had been all the rage after the deprivations of World War II.

After a mandated spell in the torturous French military, Saint Laurent suffered a nervous breakdown and was dismissed by Dior in 1962. Out of the ashes rose the Age of Yves. With Pierre Bergé, his then-lover who became his lifelong business partner and friend, the designer founded Yves Saint Laurent YSL to encompass prêt-à-porter, or ready-to-wear. In 1966, they opened the first YSL Rive Gauche women’s boutique in Paris, followed soon thereafter by YSL Rive Gauche for men. Saint Laurent had given birth to a global brand.

His revolutionary Mondrian mini dress from 1965 is a core element of his fashion biography. It is a prime example of how Saint Laurent, an avid art lover and collector, looked to painters, from Goya to Picasso, Ingres to Matisse, for inspiration.

With its pure lines and hues, Mondrian’s ground-breaking 1935 color-block painting Composition C transmutes beautifully into a dress that is highly valued by collectors of contemporary fashion and widely copied commercially to this day. The design is the epitome of Saint Laurent’s aesthetic, requiring a meticulous hand piecing of each color block so that, despite the body’s curves, the visual plain is as flat as a canvas when the garment is worn. Mondrian’s purity met its match in Saint Laurent.

In Yves Saint Laurent: The Impossible Collection (Assouline, 2020), the Mondrian dress is shown worn on the cover of Paris Vogue, as well as on British Sudanese model Alek Wek in a photographic trifold by Christoph Sillem from 1998. Saint Laurent consistently used Black models, like Mounia, Iman and Naomi Campbell, and he drew endless inspiration from different ethnicities and cultures, in no small part because of his Algerian roots.

Browse an extraordinary collection of Yves Saint Laurent evening dresses, shirts and more today on 1stDibs.

Yves Saint Laurent Biography and Important Works

The Yves Saint Laurent furniture is available for sale on 1stDibs. These distinctive objects are frequently made of metal and designed with extraordinary care. There are many options to choose from in our collection of Yves Saint Laurent Furniture, although silver editions of this piece are particularly popular. In-stock we have 1 vintage editions of these items, while there is also 0 modern edition to choose from. The prices for Yves Saint Laurent furniture can vary depending on size, time period and other attributes.