Yves Saint Laurent black dress, circa 1987

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Famously worn by Naomi Campbell in the advertising for the Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche Autumn/Winter 1987 collection, this dress is a piece of fashion history! Constructed in black crepe and featuring long sleeves and a flattering plunging neckline, the dress has a wrap over style, fastening with a clasp to the side of the waist. An oversized pink bow in pink silk sits on the hip making this a fun yet chic little black dress that will be sure to stand out from the crowd.

Constructed in black crepe
Featuring an over scale pink silk sash
Single clasp fastening to side
Excellent condition with the original label and fastenings
Professionally dry cleaned and ozone-treated
Inspected by a couture-trained seamstress
All vintage items have been previously worn, gentle signs of wear are an inherent part of the piece

Shoulder: 43cm
Bust:87cm
Waist: 72cm
Hip:90cm
Length97cm
Sleeve: 56.5cm
We estimate this piece to be a UK size M

Details

  • Period
    1980-1989
  • Material Notes
    Crepe, Crepe de Chine, Crepe backed, Silk, Bow
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Seller Location
    London, United Kingdom
  • Reference Number
    LU7241585103
About the Seller

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Located in London, GB

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