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1990s Yves Saint Laurent Size 40 6 / 8 Brown Plunging Vintage 90s YSL Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent, Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche
Located in San Diego, CA
Sexy 1990s YVES SAINT LAURENT Rive Gauche chocolate brown plunging dress and sash belt ! Features faux tortoise shell rings at each shoulder. Wrap style with hidden hook-and-eye clos...
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1990s Cocktail Dresses

Vintage Yves Saint Laurent Size 42 / 10 Black and Red Silk YSL Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in San Diego, CA
Chic vintage Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche black and red silk dress! Classic YSL silhouette that really flatters the body. Buttons up the front with interior hook-and-eye closures a...
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Late 20th Century Cocktail Dresses

YSL Vintage 80's Yves Saint Laurent Little Girl's Plaid Dress NEW
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in New York, NY
Vintage approximately from 1980's YSL dress for little girl's. Size on the label is 6 but please check the measurements. Fabric feels like silk. Beautiful vibrant colors . Great ...
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21st Century and Contemporary 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 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

Saint Laurent Purple Crushed Velvet Plunge Wrap Dress YSL Runway, 1985
By Saint Laurent, Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Boca Raton, FL
The 1980s and Yves Saint Laurent are an iconic pair. Capturing the 80s culture, YSL had a talent for designing for the everyday woman but also making sure that she stood out whether ...
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1980s Evening Dresses and Gowns

Saint Laurent Blue Polka Dot Off Shoulder Silk Dress YSL 1970s
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Boca Raton, FL
A fashion superstar, YSL dominated the runway in the 1970’s with his relaxed bohemian chic aesthetic. Though celebrated for his haute couture, Laurent’s Rive Gauche ready- to-wear li...
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1970s Evening Dresses and Gowns

YSL Jersey Tunic Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in New York, NY
Classic Yves Saint Laurent wool jersey tunic dress in electric blue with gold buttoned placket. Bold shoulder line and shirt detailing rendered by YSL into its most feminine form. 19...
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1980s Chemise Dresses

YSL 1960's Orange & Blue Striped Long Sleeve Dress - 6
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Palm Beach, FL
YSL 1960's Orange & Blue Striped Long Sleeve Dress - 6. This dress is in very good vintage condition with minor wear. Measurements: Bust- 44" Waist- 28.5" Hips- up to 45.5" S...
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1960s Day Dresses

Yves Saint Laurent Floral Silk Long Sleeve Mini Dress YSL, 1980s
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Boca Raton, FL
Saint Laurent's ability to make globally inspired designs by melding several aesthetics into one beautifully articulated garment is a hallmark of the renowned designer, as can be s...
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1980s Mini Dress

Fall 1986 YSL Rive Gauche Black and Fuchsia Patterned Velvet Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche
Located in Toronto, Ontario
YSL Rive Gauche Black and Fuchsia patterned velvet dress from the Fall 1986 collection. The same dress was featured on the Runway in all black but this contrasting color version acce...
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1980s Maxi Dress

Yves Saint Laurent YSL Cotton Print Flamenco Dress, 1970s
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Boca Raton, FL
Making classically luxurious designs easy to wear as a casual look embodied the Rive Gauche philosophy. A pioneer in the world of ready-to-wear, YSL intended to design for the everyd...
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1970s Day Dresses

Yves Saint Laurent YSL Vintage Iconic Brown Safari Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Nice, FR
YVES SAINT LAURENT VARIATION vintage iconic brown SAFARI dress. This dress features : - Probably brown faux-suede fabric (missing composition label). - Lace-up front construction wi...
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20th Century Day Dresses

Yves Saint Laurent Ruffle Dress (Tom Ford For YSL)
By Tom Ford for Yves Saint Laurent, Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Ruffle dress by Tom Ford for Yves Saint Laurent Sleeveless shift dress Ruffle detail Dipped back Asymmetrical hem Color block Zip back with hook and eye closure 100% silk Made...
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21st Century and Contemporary Day Dresses

Yves Saint Laurent YSL Cotton Print Flamenco Dress, 1970s
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Boca Raton, FL
Making classically luxurious designs easy to wear as a casual look embodied the Rive Gauche philosophy. A pioneer in the world of ready-to-wear, YSL intended to design for the everyd...
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1970s Day Dresses

Yves Saint Laurent YSL Purple Knee-Length Day Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Los Angeles, CA
1990's Yves Saint Laurent deep purple day dress in a lightweight wool and slightly flared skirt. Hidden zipper up center back. Size tag 38. In excellent condition two tiny holes in t...
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1990s Day Dresses

1970's Yves Saint Laurent YSL Teal Green Smock Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Los Angeles, CA
1970's Yves Saint Laurent teal green smock dress featuring frontal pockets, a subtle slit at either side and 3/4 sleeves. Belt is not included. Size tag 36. In excellent condition. M...
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1970s Day Dresses

Vintage Yves Saint Laurent YSL Pink Taffeta Ruffle Party Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Resurrection Vintage is excited to offer a vintage Yves Saint Laurent silk taffeta peasant dress featuring a square collar, short ruffle sleeves, red sash, full skirt, and tiered ruf...
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1980s Day Dresses

Yves Saint Laurent YSL Rive Gauche Vintage Leopard Print Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Nice, FR
YVES SAINT LAURENT Rive Gauche vintage leopard print dress. This dress features : - Wrapped waist. - Knee length. - Long sleeves. - Zip on left shoulder and side. - Shoulder pads. -...
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20th Century Day Dresses

Yves Saint Laurent YSL Variation Vintage Unworn Fuchsia Tunic Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Nice, FR
YVES SAINT LAURENT vintage gorgeous unworn fuchsia tunic dress. Short sleeves. Large buttons. 2 front pockets. Unlined. Label reads Yves Saint Laurent Variation Made in Fran...
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20th Century Day Dresses

1982 Yves Saint Laurent Multicolored Striped Silk Dress Documented YSL
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Boca Raton, FL
A pioneer in style and design, Yves Saint Laurent was also a pioneer in the fashion industry when it comes to his brands’ model portfolio. Saint Laurent was one of French couture’s i...
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1980s Day Dresses

Vintage Yves Saint Laurent YSL Color Block Tunic Day Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Late 1970's Yves Saint Laurent cotton green and red color block tunic dress with 3/4 sleeves and two side pockets. In excellent condition - size tag 38. Please consult measurements a...
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1970s Day Dresses

1970's Yves Saint Laurent YSL Vintage Lightweight Wool Plaid Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Boca Raton, FL
Yves Saint Laurent was only 21 years old when he became Creative Director at Christian Dior in 1958. Through an unfortunate turn of events, Saint-Laurent was only there for 2 years. ...
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1970s Day Dresses

Yves Saint Laurent YSL Logo Turquoise Cotton Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Paris, FR
Yves Saint Laurent YSL turquoise blue cotton dress featuring a multi embroidered front logo detail, a short length with sides slits, a V front neck. 100% Cotton Estimated size Estim...
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1980s Mini Dresses

Vintage Yves Saint Laurent YSL Red Floral Smock Dress 1970's
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Resurrection Vintage is excited to offer a vintage Yves Saint Laurent burgundy crepe collared smock dress featuring a multi-color painted floral print, blouson sleeves with button cu...
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1970s Day Dresses

1990s Yves Saint Laurent YSL Silk Yellow Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Paris, FR
1990s Yves Saint Laurent yellow silk dress featuring 3/4 sleeves, sides seams pockets, an oversized volume. 100% silk In excellent vintage condition. Made in France. Estimated size...
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1990s Casual Dresses

Yves Saint Laurent YSL Blue Floral With Plaid Trim Dress 1980
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Resurrection Vintage is excited to present a vintage Yves Saint Laurent silk day dress featuring contrasting floral and plaid prints, ruffle collar, cuffs and hem, hidden side zipper...
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1980s Day Dresses

New Yves Saint Laurent YSL Pre-Fall 2012 Wool & Leather Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Leesburg, VA
Stefano Pilati for Yves Saint Laurent Pre-Fall 2012 Brand New Without Tags Charcoal Wool Dress Lamb Leather Piping and Collar Zips Up the Back Italian Size 38 Bust: 36" Waist: 32"...
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2010s Day Dresses

Yves Saint Laurent YSL Vintage S/S 1989 Abstract Floral Print Wrap Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Nice, FR
YVES SAINT LAURENT Rive Gauche vintage multicolored abstract floral print wrap silk dress. Spring/Summer 1989 Ready-to-Wear collection. This dress features : - Wrap front. - Oversi...
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20th Century Day Dresses

1994s YSL Catwalk Yves Saint Laurent Silk African Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Paris, FR
1994s Summer catwalk Yves Saint Laurent raw silk dress featuring front button opening, short sleeves, an african ethnic print. See Catwalk photos. 100% raw silk In excellent vintage ...
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1990s French Cocktail Dresses

Saint Laurent Arabesque Print Blue Black Ruffle Collar Maxi Dress YSL, 1980s
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Boca Raton, FL
Yves Saint Laurent was no stranger to controversy throughout his career for his notable tendency to push the envelope of traditional fashion. At the same time, YSL knew how to balanc...
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1980s Day Dresses

Vintage 1970s YVES SAINT LAURENT Ysl Color Block Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche, Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Kingersheim, Alsace
Vintage 1970s YVES SAINT LAURENT Ysl Color Block Dress Measurements taken laid flat: Shoulder: 15.74 inches (40 cm) Sleeves: 9.84 inches (25 cm) Bust: 20.86 inches (53 cm) Waist: 15...
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1970s Casual Dresses

1980's Yves Saint Laurent YSL Jacquard Silk Print Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Toronto, Ontario
Amazing Yves Saint Laurent electric blue silk jacquard long sleeve dress with sweet neck tie from the 1980s. Features a semi abstract rose pattern with notes of black, white, red an...
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1980s Informal Dresses

Saint Laurent Arabesque Print Blue Black Ruffle Collar Maxi Dress YSL, 1980s
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Boca Raton, FL
Yves Saint Laurent was no stranger to controversy throughout his career for his notable tendency to push the envelope of traditional fashion. At the same time, YSL knew how to balanc...
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1980s Day Dresses

1970's Yves Saint Laurent YSL Brown Wool Day Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Toronto, Ontario
Adorable 1970's Yves Saint Laurent day dress. Dark brown wool, featuring a wide collar, front button up, two patch pockets, and long sleeves with slight gathering at the cuffs. An a...
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1970s Mini Dresses

Yves Saint Laurent YSL Vintage Runway 1991 Leon Bakst Print Wrap Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Nice, FR
YVES SAINT LAURENT Rive Gauche vintage runway wrap dress featuring an opulent LEON BAKST "Ballets Russes" inspired multicolored print. Spring/Summer 1991 Ready-to-Wear collection, a...
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20th Century Day Dresses

1970s Yves Saint Laurent/YSL Navy Wool Day Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche
Located in Toronto, Ontario
1970s Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche navy blue wool day dress. Mock turtleneck collar, long sleeves with small gather at cuff and single patch left breast pocket. Three large gold to...
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1970s Casual Dresses

Yves Saint Laurent YSL Fuschia Silk Dress w/Velvet Deep V-Neck & Ruffled Trim
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A 1970s Yves Saint Laurent fuschia silk day dress with a black velvet trimmed deep V-neckline as well as ruffled trim at the hem, sleeves and velvet neckline detail. Comes with a det...
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1970s Day Dresses

2002 YSL Tom Ford Elegantly Erotic Cocktail Dress
By Tom Ford, Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Tom Ford's F/W 2002 collection for Yves Saint Laurent was deliciously sexy, erotic, and just a bit wicked. Just gazing at the runway creations one couldn't help but want to wear,...
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21st Century and Contemporary Evening Dresses

Vintage YSL Yves Saint Laurent YSL Tribal Graffiti Purple + Pink Silk Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in San Diego, CA
Spectacular vintage YVES SAINT LAURENT Rive Gauche YSL tribal graffiti print silk dress! Features vibrant colors of purple, fuchsia pink, brown and burgundy throughout. Buttons up th...
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Late 20th Century Cocktail Dresses

F/W 2000 Yves Saint Laurent YSL Monogram Print Black Silk Pleated Dress
By Alber Elbaz for Yves Saint Laurent, Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche
Located in Philadelphia, PA
TheRealList presents: a gorgeous black silk pleated Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche monogram dress. From the Fall/Winter 2000 collection by Albert Elbaz, this long sleeve dress featur...
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Early 2000s Cocktail Dresses

Vintage Yves Saint Laurent ' Rive Gauche ' Yellow Cotton Tunic Dress YSL
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in San Diego, CA
Perfect vintage Yves Saint Laurent "Rive Gauche" muted yellow cotton tunic/dress! Perfect as a dress or a tunic....great over a swimsuit! V-neck style, with pockets at both...
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1990s Sheath Dresses

1980s Yves Saint Laurent/YSL Black Cocktail Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche
Located in Toronto, Ontario
1980s Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche jet black cut velvet cocktail dress. Asymmetrical neckline with long sleeves and rhinestone embellished gold and black buttons. Slightly fitted t...
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1980s Cocktail Dresses

Vintage 1978 Yves Saint Laurent YSL Haute Couture Ivory Print Silk Dress & Shawl
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Breathtaking Yves Saint Laurent designer dress ensemble from his 1978 Spring/Summer collection. Such a rarity to find all three pieces together! It is insanely chic with "light as a ...
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1970s Aesthetic Day Dresses

Yves Saint Laurent YSL Strapless Cashmere Little black dress 1990s
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Wallkill, NY
YSL 100% Cashmere Little Black Dress with oh so much detailing Spiderweb Gold Appliques. Double zippered back. Hidden pockets in the front. Will fit a small. Please be sure to check ...
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1990s Evening Dresses

Vintage 90s Yves Saint Laurent YSL Black Suede Leather Fringe Nehru Tunic Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in San Diego, CA
Fabulous vintage 1990s YVES SAINT LAURENT ( YSL ) Rive Gauche black suede nehru style fringed tunic dress! Features six large wood buttons up the front. Pockets at each side of the w...
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1990s Cocktail Dresses

1980's Yves Saint Laurent YSL Black Silk and Rhinestone Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Toronto, Ontario
YSL 1980's slinky black silk crepe V-neck cocktail dress with front zip trimmed in single row of rhinestones. A slight gathering to the front adds interest to the form fitting shape....
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1980s Evening Dresses

YVES SAINT LAURENT A/W 2007 Gray Button Up Belt Sleeveless Plunge Back Dress YSL
By Yves Saint Laurent, Stefano Pilati
Located in Thiensville, WI
YVES SAINT LAURENT A/W 2007 Gray Button Up Belt Sleeveless Plunge Back Dress Brand / Manufacturer: Yves Saint Laurent Collection: A/W 2007 Designer: Stefano Pilati Style: Sleeveless...
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Early 2000s Sheath Dresses

Gorgeous Yves Saint Laurent by Tom Ford YSL Black Lace Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Switzerland, CH
Lace dress designed by Tom Ford for Yves Saint Laurent FW 2002 Collection Rare piece Finest black guipure lace Lined on backside with black mesh tulle Seen on the AD campaign, on t...
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Early 2000s Evening Dresses

Saint Laurent YSL One shoulder Black Velvet Metallic Layered Dress, 1980s
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Boca Raton, FL
A designer who in many ways was ahead of his time, YSL seamlessly has evolved his aesthetic from traditional to modern and back again. Following his themed Russian and Opium collecti...
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1970s Evening Dresses and Gowns

Red and brown silk velvet animal printed evening dress YSL Rive Gauche
By Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche
Located in Saint-Ouen-Sur-Seine, FR
Silk velvet animal printed evening dress. Black lining in the bust only. Black satin lining. Size 38 (S/M)
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1980s Evening Dresses

Yves Saint laurent Black Taffeta Ruffle One Shoulder Bow Dress YSL, 1990s
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Boca Raton, FL
One of the hallmarks of Yves Saint Laurent’s career was his artistic interpretation of femininity in many different forms. In doing this, YSL operated less on trends and more on them...
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1980s Evening Dresses and Gowns

Late 1980s Hunter Green YSL/ Yves Saint Laurent Velvet Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Toronto, Ontario
Late 1980's YSL/Yves Saint Laurent hunter green velvet fitted dress with matte gold cone shaped metal buttons up the front and and hour glass sweetheart neckline. Form fitting with s...
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1980s Cocktail Dresses

White crêpe dress with gold lurex braids shoulders straps YSL Variation
By Saint Laurent
Located in Saint-Ouen-Sur-Seine, FR
White crêpe dress with gold lurex braids shoulders straps . No lining. Size 38(Eu) M
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1990s Cocktail Dresses

1980's Yves Saint Laurent YSL Black Lace Dress with Hanky Hem
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Toronto, Ontario
Unique YSL hanky hem cocktail/evening dress from the early 1980's. The lace trim along the hem and all over the bodice has a touch of sparkle with jet black beading. Full flare to th...
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1980s Ballerina Dresses

Yves Saint Laurent YSL Red Strapless Gown Dress w/Black Velvet Band at Bust
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Yves Saint Laurent YSL red strapless gown with a black velvet band at the top of the bust. There is no fabric tag but fabric is silky with a satin sheen. Size tag 40 but dress appear...
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Late 20th Century Evening Dresses and Gowns

Yves Saint Laurent 2008 Black Sequin Plunging Back YSL Mini Dress
By Hedi Slimane for Yves Saint Laurent, Yves Saint Laurent
Located in San Diego, CA
Sexy YVES SAINT LAURENT 2008 black sequin mini sweater dress ! Features thousands of hand-sewn black sequins over the entire dress. Simply slips over the head. Plunging back reveals ...
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2010s Cocktail Dresses

Yves Saint Laurent YSL Vintage Black Velvet & Satin Ruffle Cocktail Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Nice, FR
YVES SAINT LAURENT Rive Gauche vintage black velvet high low skirt cocktail dress featuring double layered black satin ruffles around the neckline and wrists. The left side fastens ...
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20th Century Cocktail Dresses

1990s Yves Saint Laurent YSL Size 8 Navy Blue Vintage 90s Tuxedo Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche, Yves Saint Laurent
Located in San Diego, CA
Chic 1990s YVES SAINT LAURENT Rive Gauche navy blue silk tuxedo style wrap dress ! Features a tailored bodice with signature YSL exaggerated lapels. Wrap style with silver button at ...
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1990s Cocktail Dresses

Vintage Yves Saint Laurent YSL Chartreuse Stripe Wrap Ensemble, 1970s
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Resurrection Vintage is excited to offer a vintage 1970s Yves Saint Laurent chartreuse wrap top & skirt ensemble with multi-color stripes. The top features a wrap-around front tie cl...
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1970s Day Dresses

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Ysl Dress For Sale on 1stDibs

On 1stDibs, you can find the most appropriate vintage or contemporary ysl dress for your needs in our varied inventory. If you’re looking for an option in Black and you’re unable to find the right fit, there are plenty of variations in Purple, Red and more. If you’re looking for a ysl dress from a specific time period, our collection is diverse and broad-ranging, and you’ll find at least one that dates back to the 20th Century while another version may have been produced as recently as the 21st Century. There aren’t many items for men if you’re seeking these accessories, as most of the options available are for women and unisex.

How Much is a Ysl Dress?

Prices for a ysl dress can differ depending upon size, designer and other attributes — on 1stDibs, these accessories begin at $180 and can go as high as $17,995, while, on average they fetch $1,094.

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. Saint Laurent also 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.

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 plane is as flat as a canvas when the garment is worn. Mondrian’s purity met its match in Saint Laurent.

“I am no longer concerned with sensation and innovation, but with the perfection of my style,” Saint Laurent said four years before retiring, in 2002. After a long period of ill health, he died at his home in Paris on June 1, 2008.

Browse an extraordinary collection of vintage Yves Saint Laurent evening dresses, shirts, handbags and other clothing and accessories 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.