yves saint laurent

1980s Yves Saint Laurent One Shoulder Velvet Dress

This dress is lovely and has that classic one shoulder cut. It does not have any YSL tags in it but does retain its YSL printed interior fabric loops to hang it. I have only ever seen this on the inside of the Variations YSL label so I would guess that this si from that line, The Variations label was a lower cost ready to wear line that was produced through the 1980s. I do not usually buy from this label but made an exception for this dress as it has great lines and I thought it a fabulous little number that still reflects the YSL aesthetic. It is made out of a synthetic black velvet that has a secondary print running over the surface in a deep muted gold. One shoulder is suspended by a tiny double strap and the other left bare. It skims over the body with a slight gather at one side of the waist to give shape there. On the skirt at the side opposite to the shoulder is a high slit to give a flash of leg. Simple, chic and sexy. Excellent condition

Unlined and closes with a side hidden set zipper.

Bust: to 16.5" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 13.5" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: 18" flat across from side seam to side seam
Length: 57" from shoulder to hem
Slit: 27" from hem to top of slit

Modern Sizing Equivalent: XS-SML

Item# DD2931

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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