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Saint Laurent Leopard Print Silk Chiffon Mini Dress
By Saint Laurent
Located in London, GB
Saint Laurent's leopard-print mini dress is perfectly in tune with the brand's rock 'n' roll aesthetic, this design is cut from wispy silk-chiffon and has billowy sleeves that tie at...
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21st Century and Contemporary Evening Dresses and Gowns

Saint Laurent Pussy-Bow Devoré-Chiffon Mini Dress
By Saint Laurent
Located in London, GB
Made from burgundy devoré-chiffon with sheer sleeves, this thigh-grazing style is finished with an elegant pussy-bow tie. Burgundy devoré-chiffon. Concealed zip fastening along back....
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21st Century and Contemporary Evening Dresses

Saint Laurent Tiered Leopard Print Silk Chiffon Mini Dress
By Saint Laurent
Located in London, GB
Saint Laurent's dress is cut from wispy silk-chiffon that's lined for complete coverage, it is cut from silk-chiffon and printed with the brand's signature leopard-print and has a ti...
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21st Century and Contemporary Evening Dresses and Gowns

Saint Laurent Paris Black Star Printed Chiffon One Shoulder Mini Dress M
By Saint Laurent
Located in Dubai, Al Qouz 2
This Saint Laurent Paris dress is an ultimate symbol of class and sophistication. The one-shoulder black creation features a flattering silhouette with a cinched waist, subtle pleats...
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2010s Mini Dresses

SAINT LAURENT burgundy silk PUSSY BOW DEVORE CHIFFON MINI Dress 42 L
By Saint Laurent
Located in Zürich, CH
Saint Laurent pussy-bow devoré-chiffon mini dress in burgundy viscose (60%) and siilk (40%) with a lavallière-neck, long semi sheer sleeves and buttoned cuffs. Closes on the back wit...
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21st Century and Contemporary Casual Dresses

Saint Laurent Ruffles Leopard Print Silk Chiffon Long Sleeve Dress Size 38
By Saint Laurent
Located in Paradise Island, BS
Saint Laurent Ruffles Leopard Print Silk Chiffon Long Sleeve Dress This Saint Laurent dress features silk chiffon fabric, a leopard print, a tiered ruffles silhouette and long sleev...
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2010s Evening Dresses and Gowns

SAINT LAURENT black & gold POLKA-DOT silk CHIFFON CAPE Jacket 36 XS
By Saint Laurent
Located in Zürich, CH
Saint Laurent polka-dot chiffon cape in black and gold silk (83%) and metal (7%). With ruffled trims and gathered strech waistband. Ties at the neck and waist with straps. Has been w...
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21st Century and Contemporary Jackets

Yves Saint Laurent Black Chiffon Polka Dot Camisole Top YSL Runway , 1980s
By Saint Laurent, Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Boca Raton, FL
Yves Saint Laurent’s collections were the epitome of passion projects. While many designers move between trends or inspirations season after season, YSL tended to work with elements ...
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1980s Camisoles

Saint Laurent Asymmetric Cut-Out Chiffon Overlay Gown Dress
By Saint Laurent, Gianni Versace
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A sexy Saint Laurent goddess gown designed with intricate cut-out panels and drape. Fashioned of black sheer chiffon anchored by a lined bodysuit that keeps the dress in place. Des...
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2010s Evening Dresses

Yves Saint Laurent 1970s blue chiffon metallic dot blouse and velvet pants set
By Saint Laurent, Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Antwerp, BE
Vintage Yves Saint Laurent midnight blue, chiffon blouse, and velvet knee breeches The chiffon blouse features a metallic print of gold & silver dots, blouson sleeves with layered ru...
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1970s Suits, Outfits and Ensembles

Yves Saint Laurent Chiffon Gown
By Stefano Pilati for Yves Saint Laurent, Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Yves Saint Laurent by Stefano Pilati Gown Made in France Royal blue Silk chiffon Silver bead embellished details Drop waist style silhouette Drop waist has belt with silver bea...
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21st Century and Contemporary Evening Dresses and Gowns

Yves Saint Laurent Silk Chiffon Floral Top
By Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche, Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Geneva, CH
Airy and romantic, this 70’s YSL top will be the perfect easy summer “Best Friend” ! Constructed in refined printed bunch of flowers silk chiffon, it features a ruffle collar which c...
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1970s Blouses and Tops

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Size: FR40 (US 8) but runs a bit small
Yves Saint Laurent Silk Chiffon and Velvet Ensemble
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Riverdale, NY
Yves Saint Laurent Silk Chiffon and Velvet Ensemble. Sheer black silk chiffon top with red coupe de velour polka dots rendered with ruffle trimmed sleeves and collar and a long black...
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1980s Suits, Outfits and Ensembles

Yves Saint Laurent Huge green silk chiffon shawl
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in New York, NY
Yves Saint Laurent signature huge silk chiffon shawl scarf have multi-shades of greens. The silk chiffon shawl measures 30" x 76" with fringe ends and finished hand-rolled edges. His...
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1980s Scarves

Yves Saint Laurent Huge Bold Multicolor Silk Chiffon Scarf
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in New York, NY
Yves Saint Laurent signature huge bold multi-color silk chiffon scarf measures 44" x 66" with hand-rolled finished edges.
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1980s Scarves

Vintage Yves Saint Laurent 1970's Chiffon & Dot Skirt Ensemble
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Resurrection Vintage is excited to offer a vintage Yves Saint Laurent black chiffon and gold metallic dot top, and black velvet wrap skirt with matching chiffon dot ruffle. Attached ...
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1970s Evening Dresses and Gowns

Yves Saint Laurent Edition Soir Purple Silk Chiffon Sleeveless Gown S
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Dubai, Al Qouz 2
You will love the way you look when you slip this gown on. It is a design by Yves Saint Laurent, wonderfully tailored from silk and designed with a square-cut neckline, and a simple ...
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2010s Formal Gowns

Yves Saint Laurent Edition Soir Chiffon Evening Dress circa 2019
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Boca Raton, FL
Throughout his lifetime, YSL managed to create wealth designs that continue to inspire to this day. From angular power suits to the soft drapes of elegant evening wear, YSL’s passion...
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2010s Evening Dresses and Gowns

Yves Saint Laurent Strapless Chiffon with Velvet "Bow" Cocktail Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in New York, NY
This wonderfully elegant and classic evening dress in the true Yves Saint Laurent style is fully lined with silk. The interior has a built-in bodice-bra panel with its own double hoo...
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1980s Evening Dresses

Yves Saint Laurent Haute Couture Textured Chiffon Dress circa 1980s
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This is black silk chiffon dress by Yves Saint Laurent circa 1980s. It consists of a crumpled texture chiffon for the body, outlined with smoother chiffon ruffled edges. Details in...
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1980s Cocktail Dresses

Huge Yves Saint Laurent Silk Chiffon with Velvet Brocade Scarf
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in New York, NY
This wonderfully huge signature Yves Saint Laurent silk chiffon accented with velvet brocade detailing scarf measures 50" x 51" and finished with hand-rolled edges.
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1980s Scarves

Yves Saint Laurent YSL Black Chiffon Metallic Falling Leaves Ensemble, 1978
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Boca Raton, FL
International influences were at the forefront of YSL fashions during the 1970s and 80s. During these decades Saint Laurent’s designs were particularly characterizes by a certain eas...
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1970s Evening Dresses and Gowns

YVES SAINT LAURENT c.1980s Floral Peony & Rose Garden Silk Chiffon Scarf
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Thiensville, WI
YVES SAINT LAURENT c.1980s Floral Peony & Rose Garden Silk Chiffon Scarf Circa: 1980’s Brand / Manufacturer: Yves Saint Laurent Designer: Yves Saint Laurent Style: Square scarf Co...
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1980s Scarves

Yves Saint Laurent Multicolor Silk Chiffon with Lame and embroidery scarf
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in New York, NY
Yves Saint Laurent signature multi-color silk chiffon scarf has panels of multi-color metallic lame and highlighted with hand embroidered red silk flowers. The measurements are 9" x ...
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1970s Scarves

Yves Saint Laurent YSL Black Chiffon Metallic Falling Leaves Ensemble, 1978
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Boca Raton, FL
International influences were at the forefront of YSL fashions during the 1970s and 80s. During these decades Saint Laurent’s designs were particularly characterizes by a certain eas...
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1970s Evening Dresses and Gowns

Yves Saint Laurent Silk Chiffon with Crush Velvet & Lame "Bow" Sheath
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in New York, NY
This wonderfull Yves Saint Laurent combination of silk chiffon with crushed velvet and highlighted with gold lame evening dress is fully lined with black silk. The neckline is accent...
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1980s Sheath Dresses

Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche Floral Pattern Chiffon Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche
Located in New York, NY
Yves Saint Laurent, Rive Gauche, large abstract pink and lavender floral pattern on a black ground, sheer, silk Georgette, chemise style dress. Black silk Georgette ruffle detail ado...
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1980s Day Dresses

1970s Yves Saint Laurent Couture Orange and Red Silk Chiffon Evening Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Portland, OR
We absolutely adore this sensational vintage 1970's Yves Saint Laurent couture evening gown. This quintessential 1970's dress is in a free flowing Grecian style. This show stopper of...
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1970s Evening Gowns

Yves Saint Laurent Silk Chiffon Colorful Floral Print Blouse Documented YSL 1979
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Boca Raton, FL
A print of tropical flowers in vibrant Pop Art colors makes this silk chiffon blouse designed by Yves Saint Laurent an amazing vintage find. Part of his spring/summer 1979 collection...
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1970s Blouses and Tops

1985 Yves Saint Laurent Haute Couture Empire Chiffon&Velvet Evening Gown Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A breathtaking late 1985 Yves Saint Laurent haute couture empire style evening gown featuring a ruched black velvet top with an oversized brown silk bow and a skirt comprised of a si...
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20th Century Evening Dresses and Gowns

Yves Saint Laurent multicoloured floral printed silk chiffon maxi dress, ss 1972
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in London, GB
▪ Yves Saint Laurent multicoloured maxi dress ▪ 100% Silk ▪ Red, blue, yellow, orange and green floral print with ivory base ▪ Low back ▪ Waist ties on waist ▪ Zip fastening on si...
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1970s Evening Dresses and Gowns

Vintage Yves Saint Laurent Green Silk Chiffon Ruffled Goddess Evening Gown YSL
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Boca Raton, FL
A swirl of romantic ruffles in two hues of gorgeous green silk chiffon makes this Yves Saint Laurent evening gown an ultra-pretty find from the past. Soft and flowing, the dress is e...
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1990s Evening Dresses and Gowns

1980s Yves Saint Laurent YSL Rive Gauche Black Lace Corset & Chiffon Skirt
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Toronto, Ontario
Late 1980's Saint Laurent Rive Gauche corset and skirt ensemble. Corset a has black lace overlay on top of a flesh colored lining. Corset lacing at the front is adjustable to your bo...
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1980s Cocktail Dresses

Yves Saint Laurent Floral Print Chiffon Layered Sleeveless Tunic-Style Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche, Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Vintage Yves Saint Laurent pink floral printed chiffon double-layered sleeveless tunic-style dress with an elastic waistband at the interior tunic dress, a gathered elastic neckline,...
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Late 20th Century Day Dresses

Documented Yves Saint Laurent Pleated Silk Chiffon Ensemble, Spring-Summer 1979
By Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche, Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Geneva, CH
A wonderful addition to any summer wardrobe, this 70's runway Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche features a pleated jade green silk chiffon top with a matching elasticated maxi skirt (se...
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1970s Skirt Suits

Documented Yves Saint Laurent Pleated Silk Chiffon Ensemble, Spring-Summer 1979
By Yves Saint Laurent, Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche
Located in Geneva, CH
A wonderful addition to any summer wardrobe, this SS1979 runway Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche color block two-pieces can be worn both together and separately. Composed of a vibrant ...
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1970s Dress and Coat Ensembles

Yves Saint Laurent Black and Green Silk Chiffon Ruffle Trim Sash Skirt, 2004
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Boca Raton, FL
This is a fabulous YSL silk flamenco skirt. Made of fine lightweight airy silk chiffon that feels incredible against the body. I love the midnight black and green abstract swirl pa...
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20th Century Skirts

Yves Saint Laurent Red Printed Silk Chiffon Neck Tie Detail Long Sleeve Dress L
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Dubai, Al Qouz 2
Express your love for modern-day styles and fashion by donning this fantastic dress from the house of Yves Saint Laurent. Designed for an exclusive look, this red piece is ideal for ...
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2010s Day Dresses

Yves Saint Laurent floral printed silk chiffon blouse and skirt set, ss 1974
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in London, GB
Yves Saint Laurent floral printed silk chiffon ensemble. Off-shoulder blouse with puff sleeves and high waisted maxi skirt with ribbon bow fastening. Spring-Summer 1974
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1970s Day Dresses

Yves Saint Laurent YSL Haute Couture Red / Green Stripe Silk Chiffon Dress, 1991
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Boca Raton, FL
Yves Saint Laurent understood fashion for the everyday woman, and he also was a master of couture who reinvented the look and feel of the traditional couture image. YSL’s 1991 Spring...
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1990s Evening Dresses and Gowns

Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche Polka Dot Chiffon Lavaliere Blouse
By Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche
Located in New York, NY
Yves Saint Laurent, Rive Gauche, navy and white polka dot, chiffon, lavaliere blouse having a bias cut loose fitting body and halter cut armholes. Blouse has multi layers of chiffon ...
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1990s Blouses and Tops

Yves Saint Laurent Runway Leopard Silk Chiffon Shawl Scarf, Fall-Winter 1986
By Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche, Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Geneva, CH
From the iconic 1986-1987 Fall-Winter collection with the leopard theme, this runway (see picture 3) YSL shawl scarf is the largest I’ve ever seen ! Made from refined breezy silk chi...
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1980s Shawls

Yves Saint Laurent Black Silk Chiffon Knife Pleated Maxi Skirt Vintage 1970s
By Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche, Yves Saint Laurent
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Yves St Laurent knife pleated black silk sheer chiffon maxi skirt from the 1970s. Cased elastic waist. Sexy sheer silk chiffon maxi skirt . Marked size 38 In excellent wearable cond...
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1970s Pleated Skirts

1980S SAINT LAURENT RIVE GAUCHE Black & Gold Silk Chiffon Beaded Top
By Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche
Located in New York, NY
1980S SAINT LAURENT RIVE GAUCHE Black & Gold Silk Chiffon Beaded Top
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1980s Blouses and Tops

Yves Saint Laurent Couture Foliage Printed Silk Chiffon Cocktail Dress, c.1970s.
By Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche
Located in New York, NY
Yves Saint Laurent Couture Foliage Printed Silk Chiffon Cocktail Dress, c.1970s. Gathered halter neck with self tie belt at waist able to be tied at the back, side, or front. Multip...
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1970s Cocktail Dresses

Yves Saint Laurent by Tom Ford silk chiffon black evening dress, c. 2001
By Tom Ford, Yves Saint Laurent
Located in London, GB
A Yves Saint Laurent silk chiffon black evening dress from the Autumn/Winter 2001 season, designed by Tom Ford. The dress features three halter neck straps and intentional frayed edg...
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21st Century and Contemporary Evening Dresses and Gowns

Yves Saint Laurent by Tom Ford Fall 2003 Runway Black Silk Chiffon Gown Size 38
By Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche, Tom Ford for Yves Saint Laurent
Located in San Diego, CA
Sensational collectible YVES SAINT LAURENT Rive Gauche by TOM FORD black silk chiffon long sleeve runway evening gown ! Features a plunging neckline that can be worn tied shut or lef...
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Early 2000s Evening Gowns

Yves Saint Laurent by Tom Ford YSL Leopard Print Silk Chiffon Corset Style Top
By Tom Ford, Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche
Located in San Diego, CA
Sexy YVES SAINT LAURENT by TOM FORD signature leopard print silk chiffon semi sheer shirt blouse! YSL has always known how to really do a good leopard print, and this incredible beau...
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Early 2000s Blouses and Tops

1980S YVES SAINT LAURENT Blue & Green Haute Couture Silk Chiffon Strapless Gown
Located in New York, NY
Lined in rich brown silk. In the collection of The Metropolitain Museum of Art NYC as well as the Musee de Yves Saint Laurent Paris. 1980S YVES SAINT LAURENT Blue & Green Haute Coutu...
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1980s Formal Gowns

1980s YSL Rive Gauche Pleated Tricolor Tiered Chiffon Gown
By Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche
Located in Toronto, Ontario
Yves Saint Laurent 1980s Rive Gauche label pleated chiffon gown. The tricolour chiffon tiers are pleated with the first layer draping from the bust to the mid hip, second falling to ...
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1980s Evening Dresses

Yves Saint Laurent Chiffon Scarf with Leopard Print
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Classic silk chiffon scarf from Yves Saint Laurent features a leopard print in hues of orange and brown. Hand-stitched rolled edges. Scarf measures 33" square.
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21st Century and Contemporary Scarves

Yves Saint Laurent rive gauche Violet Chiffon Ensemble
By Yves Saint Laurent, Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche
Located in New York, NY
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1980s Day Dresses

1996 YVES SAINT LAURENT HAUTE COUTURE chiffon cocktail dress
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Newark, DE
Yves SAINT LAURENT, haute couture, 1996 An elegant Yves SAINT LAURENT, haute couture, evanescent and shimmering black silk chiffon cocktail dress, labelled and stamped '' Yves Sai...
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1990s Cocktail Dresses

A Rare 1980s Yves Saint Laurent Haute Couture Silk Chiffon Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Copenhagen, DK
An absolutely stunning and very rare 1983 Yves Saint Laurent haute couture gown in bright red silk chiffon. The gown has a scoop neckline and long sheer sleeves with button details a...
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1980s Evening Gowns

Yves Saint Laurent Haute Couture black sequined silk chiffon dress set, 1970s
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Paris, FR
Yves Saint Laurent Haute Couture (Made in France) Gorgeous black silk chiffon evening set with long puffed sleeves. The bottom of the dress is entirely pleated and over-stitched. A r...
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1970s Cocktail Dresses

Yves Saint Laurent Black and Green Silk Chiffon Ruffle Trim Sash Skirt, 2004
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Boca Raton, FL
This is a fabulous YSL silk flamenco skirt. Made of fine lightweight airy silk chiffon that feels incredible against the body. I love the midnight black and green abstract swirl pa...
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20th Century Skirts

Yves Saint Laurent chiffon peasant blouse
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Yves Saint Laurent peasant blouse with red zig zag print is always the right piece. Pair it with a long velvet maxi skirt for the holidays or a pair of high waisted blue jeans for a...
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1970s Blousons

Yves Saint Laurent Chiffon Two Piece
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Beautiful Yves Saint Laurent, Rive Gauche late 70's black chiffon two piece. Tunic top is off shoulder with satin trim ruching and paneled ruffles. Skirt is sheer black chiffon and ...
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1970s Skirt Suits

Yves Saint Laurent Chiffon Maxi Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in New York, NY
Yves Saint Laurent, French blue and white, patterned, chiffon maxi, slip dress having thin straps bearing the neck and shoulders with a flowing silhouette.
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1970s Maxi Dresses

Yves Saint Laurent Chiffon Tunic/Blouse
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in New York, NY
Yves Saint Laurent, Rive Gauche, chiffon, tunic style peasant blouse having a lovely fern pattern in autumnal shades.
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1970s Blouses and Tops

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Saint Laurent Chiffon For Sale on 1stDibs

Surely you’ll find the exact vintage or contemporary saint laurent chiffon you’re seeking on 1stDibs — we’ve got a vast assortment for sale. Many people prefer Black, but fashion is all about individuality — you can find Brown, Blue and more options on these pages. Making the right choice when shopping for a saint laurent chiffon may mean looking at versions that date from different eras — you can find early iterations from the 20th Century and a newer version made as recently as the 21st Century, both of which have proven very popular over the years. There have been many well-made iterations of this accessory over the years, but those made by Yves Saint Laurent, Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche and 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 is a Saint Laurent Chiffon?

Prices for a saint laurent chiffon can differ depending upon size, designer and other attributes — on 1stDibs, these accessories begin at $175 and can go as high as $23,900, while, on average they fetch $1,295.

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.

Finding the Right Clothing for You

From museum-worthy vintage Oscar de la Renta evening dresses and jackets to audacious T-shirts and trousers from provocative punk designer Vivienne Westwood, one thing is abundantly clear: If the clothing available on 1stDibs could talk, it would certainly make a statement. 

For fashion lovers, the 1990s have become associated with styles adopted by today’s supermodels and influencers — think Galliano and Cavalli — but maybe ‘80s accessories are among your (guilty?) pleasures. Playful, boldly colored coats and outerwear from Moschino and other titans of the era can take a simpler ensemble to the next level, while chic and practical suits from the likes of Christian Dior and Chanel remain classic for haute couture advocates and beyond. By exploring the vast array of vintage collections on these pages, you can transform your closet into a retreat that is as retro as it is royal. 

Velvet cocktail dresses and silk evening gowns designed by French-born American couturiere Pauline Trigère — who dressed Wallis Simpson, the Duchess of Windsor — have proven timeless since their mid-century debut, while an overcoat by Alexander McQueen is the perfect finishing touch. In fact, an emerald one stays in rotation for Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge.

Those seeking modern high-fashion brands are also in luck. Turn your day-to-day into a runway with selections from Dolce & Gabbana, Yves Saint Laurent and Versace or complete that fresh look with stunning footwear classics from the likes of Gucci and Christian Louboutin. The future — and glamorous past — of fashion is yours for the wearing. 

Build your collection of covetable and iconic vintage garments by shopping on 1stDibs. No matter where you roam, our diverse apparel and accessories will keep you covered in the hottest styles and comfiest black hoodie imaginable.