1965 Yves Saint Laurent Haute-Couture Black Lace & Velvet Tuxedo-Bow Dress

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Breathtaking Yves Saint Laurent designer dress from his 1965 collection. Haute-Couture pieces from this decade are very rare and are true examples of fashion history. The fabric is a heavenly French black embroidered illusion Alencon net-lace. He then uses an ingenious soutache technique that gives the garment so much depth and texture. The bodice has a chic velvet tuxedo-bow collar with lean, long origami-ruffle cuff sleeves. The flattering A-line skirt construction emphasizes a woman's seductive shape without adding any bulk or volume to the actual hips. This beautiful cocktail dress is timeless and classic, yet has its own avant-garde elements.

Measurements
Bust:36-37 inches
Waist:30 inches
Hips:40 inches
Sleeve Length:24 inches
Total Length:42 inches

This Yves Saint Laurent number garment 29467 is in excellent condition with no rips, stains or holes. There are handset metal-zippers along the backside and wrists. Only sign of age is some wear to the velvet collar. The dress is all hand-finished and an investment piece that will continue to increase in value.
Details
Designer
Yves Saint Laurent
Brand
Yves Saint Laurent
In the Style Of
Little Black Dress
Place of Origin
France
Period
1960-1969
Condition
Excellent
Dealer Location
Beverly Hills, CA
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU3091279153
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