yves saint laurent

c1980 XL Yves Saint Laurent Ball Gown Skirt

An amazing testament to construction and pure joy of form, this extravagant full length skirt by Yves Saint Laurent is perfection. The original owner was the wife of a diplomat and had many of her clothing custom made by YSL in her size. This is a wonderful opportinuty to get pieces in larger sizes that are very high end - a rarity in the vintage world sometimes. Watch for several pieces from her estate to come! The skirt is made of rich combination of silk taffeta topped and black velvet set into a harlequin pattern. At the hem a dramatic flounce of lace peeps out from underneath an extravagant ribbon trim. It has yards of fabric in it so is quite full and you gets lots of lovely volume when you move but it is cut to make you look lean and long when standing. Incredibly it has its original tags - $6600! Excellent, unworn condition

Fully lined in a black sill and closes with a side zipper and flat hook and eye at the waist. Hidden elastic through one part of the waist

Waist: 21" flat across from side seam to side seam with elastic built in though half the waistline that will expand for more room if needed
Hips: open
Length: 45" from waist to hem

Modern Sizing Equivalent: XL

Item# S548

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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