2002 Tom Ford Yves Saint Laurent Mombasa Top

From the iconic 2002 Mombasa collection by Tom Ford for Yves Saint Laurent I present this stunning silk corset top. One of the stars of that runway show, this top is still as fabulous and forward feeling now as when it debuted on the runway. It is made of a screened silk chiffon and lined in a nude silk net. Raw edged net detail the seams on the shoulders, sides and front. Grommets run down the front and raw edged ties lace both the front and the back into place - hidden under the fabric of the back is a cross tied corset inset! The sleeves are wide and each finished with grommets and lacing. This was Tom's play on the iconic YSL safari designs and is so sexy! love how the ties will trail almost to the floor if you wish them to. Excellent, appears unworn condition

Lined in nude silk net and has a hidden set side zipper. You can further adjust the fit through the body with the ties. Tagged a YSL 36

Sleeves: 24"
Shoulders: 17" but meant to drop
Bust: 16" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 12" flat across from side seam to side seam as laced now - could potentially gain an inch or two if needed
Length: 21" from top of shoulder to hem

Modern Sizing Equivalent: XS-SML

Item# S490

Reference Photos: (1-2) S/S 2002 Yves Saint Laurent Collection, Look 4, Model: Caroline Ribeiro.  /  (3) Carmen Kass in Yves Saint Laurent. Photo by Mario Testino, Vogue US, January 2002.

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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