Iconic 1970s Yves Saint Laurent Silk Russian Top
An amazing top by Yves Saint Laurent that is the RTW version of the ones shown in his haute couture Russian collection. Made of a fine grade cream silk taffeta edged in a flat set black silk ribbon finish at the cuffs and on the collar. The top is absolutely wonderful in person! Each sleeve is cut with lots of fullness and volume and each has small pleats set on the top of the shoulder. The sleeves each end in elastic and that fabulous ruffle - this creates tremendous volume and a great puffed shape. The body of the top is cut loose and easy, peasant style, with an elaborate and decadent bow sitting at the base of the plunging neckline. An iconic piece and in a hard to find color and size. This will look equally spectacular with jeans or with a full ball gown skirt as Yves would have shown it! Excellent, appears unworn condition
Unlined and slips on with a tie at the neck. The neckline plunges quit low behind the tie. Elastic at each cuff. Tagged a YSL vintage 38. There is a slight mark on one tie. - super-size photo to see. Priced accordingly
Bust: to 21" flat across from side seam to side seam down to hem
Length: 23" from neck to hem
Modern Sizing Equivalent: SML
This garment has been professionally cleaned, pressed and is odor free. Thoroughly checked over before shipping, it will be ready to wear upon arrival.
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