Yves Saint Laurent

YVES SAINT LAURENT Fall 1982 Vintage Silk Taffeta & Velvet Ruffled Evening Skirt Size XS

This ultra-glamorous Yves Saint Laurent evening skirt from Fall 1982 is made of soft black velvet and rustling black silk taffeta. It is widely flared with a hemline circumference of almost 5 meters/more than 5 yards (!) and finishes with a generous ruffle. The skirt comes with its matching sash that is tied into an opulent bow. Hidden side pockets. Side zipper and metal hook and eye. Unlined. Made in France.

Reference picture from the Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche Fall 1982 runway show by Paul van Riel via Europeana Fashion.

CONDITION
Excellent

SIZE
Tagged "F 38", runs small and will fit a D 34, F 36, I 40, UK 2-4, UK 8, XS

MEASUREMENTS (laid flat)
Waist 32,0 cm/12.6" (no stretch, but you could gain approx. 3,0 cm/1.2" in total width by moving the hook and eye closure)
Hip free
Length 97,0 cm/38.2"
Width hemline approx. 490,0 cm/193.0"
Sash 246,0 cm x 7,5 cm/96.9" x 3.0"