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.
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