1967 Yves Saint Laurent Haute-Couture Black White Check Print Silk Pleated Dress

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Breathtaking Yves Saint Laurent designer dress from his 1967 collection. Haute-Couture pieces from this decade are very rare and are true examples of fashion history. The fabric is a heavenly black and white checkered print silk. He then uses an ingenious pleating technique that gives the garment so much depth and texture. I love the mod double-breasted bodice with chic 3/4-length sleeves. The flattering drop-waist skirt construction emphasizes a woman's seductive shape without adding any bulk or volume to the actual hips. This beautiful two-piece dress ensemble is timeless and classic, yet has its own avant-garde elements.

Measurements
Bust:33-34 inches
Waist:28 inches
Hips:39 inches
Sleeve Length:20 inches
Total Length:36 inches

This Yves Saint Laurent number garment 011385 is in excellent condition with no rips or holes. There are handset metal-zippers along the backside dress and matching underslip. Only sign of age is some very faint discoloring to the underarms. The garment is all hand-finished and an investment piece that will continue to increase in value.

Details

  • Place of Origin
    France
  • Period
    1960-1969
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dealer Location
    Beverly Hills, CA
  • Reference Number
    LU3091278093
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