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c.1979 Haute Couture Cream Silk Yves Saint Laurent Top

About

This beautiful silk blouse was produced and made by hand, under Yves Saint Laurent himself. It is a true treasure. Haute Couture is the very pinnacle of the fashion experience and I would hazard to say that vintage versions are even a little more special then modern ones. This piece comes direct from the daughter of the original Haute Couture client so has not been on the market prior to this. The top is amazing and a classic Yves Saint Laurent cut and silhouette. It is entirely done by hand and the silk is of the highest possible grade. It feels stupendous on. The top is loose fitting and the sleeves slightly voluminous above their deep French cuffs. The shoulders are gathered with a slight, refined cap and I love the play on the tuxedo short through the panels of fabric that run down the front and hide the buttons. It is truly a brilliant piece that when you see it in person you will be astounded at the level of craftsmanship and care put into the construction. A masterpiece. In excellent, museum quality condition. Unlined with all interior seams hand finished. It closes with hand set, hidden buttons at the front. Small padding in each shoulder. French cuffs, however they do not have the buttons. My client recalls her mother wearing these with jeweled cuffs and we suspect she ordered it without buttons since she wore her own jeweled version. Entirely hand done as one would expect from Haute Couture. Finished to Haute Couture standards and entirely done by hand. Sleeves: 26" Inset shoulder seam: 14" Bust: 20.5" flat across from side seam to side seam Waist: 19" flat across from side seam to side seam Hips: 19.5" flat across from side seam to side seam Length: 25.5" from neck to hem Modern Sizing Equivalent: SML-MED This garment has been professionally cleaned, pressed and is odor free. Thoroughly checked over before shipping, it will be ready to wear upon arrival.

Details

  • Designer
  • Brand
    Yves Saint Laurent
  • Period
  • Condition
    Excellent. Please expand description above for full measurements..
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    D 25.5 in. x L 25.5 in.

    D 64.77 cm x L 64.77 cm

  • Bust
    20.5 in. (52.07 cm)
  • Waist
    19 in. (48.26 cm)
  • Hip
    19.5 in. (49.53 cm)
  • Length
    25.5 in. (64.77 cm)
  • Seller location
    Toronto, CA
  • Seller reference number
    Item# S694
  • Reference number
    LU1281064602

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