yves saint laurent

Rare 1980s Yves Saint Laurent Safari Dress

This is iconic! The safari pieces from Yves Saint Laurent are amongst his most collectible and this dress is one of the best pieces outside of that classic tunic that I have seen! It is insanely cool, chic and sexy! Made of his classic Khaki canvas fabric it id cut with a loose and easy cut that is meant to skim over the body in the chicest of ways. The sleeves are rolled and the neckline is kept bare. The sexiness comes into play with that diagonal cut , grommets and tied corset feel that runs across the bodice and down the front. There is no backing behind this so depending on how it is tied you get little glimpse of skin through the grommets or more overt peeks between the two edges! It is a touch larger then my mannequin and I did not want to overly pin it so keep this in mind when checking measurements. Excellent overall condition

Unlined and ties at the front as seen. It is a touch more of a true YSL khaki color then how it photoed. There are the teeniest scattering of marks on the front. Please super size the photo. When on they are virtually unnoticeable but you do see the when it is lying flat and in light. They may soften more with additional cleaning. Priced accordingly.

Sleeves: 17" rolled, 19" unrolled
Shoulders: 15.5"
Bust: 18.5" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: approx 15" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: approx 21" flat across from side seam to side seam
Length: 36" from neck to hem

Modern Sizing Equivalent: SML-MED

Item# DD1743

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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