Yves Saint Laurent

Sold - YVES SAINT LAURENT c. 1971 Vintage Documented Day Dress Size S

This rare Yves Saint Laurent day dress from 1971 is made of a white crêpe fabric with a graphic dotted print in brilliant colours - various shades of blue, grey, green, red and yellow. It features a buttoned front, half-length puff sleeves and a fitted waist with an internal waist stay and a hidden snap button. The pleated skirt is slightly flared and sits at knee-length. No material tag, probably rayon, beautiful crêpe quality, unlined. Made in France. First reference pic by Helmut Newton for Vogue. Second reference pic by Eddy Brofferio for Jours de France, March 1971.

Overall excellent. Only flaw are relatively minor discolourations to the underarm area that remain after dry-cleaning (see last two pictures).

No tag, will fit a D 36, F 38, I 42, US 6, UK 10, SMALL

Measurements (laid flat)
Shoulders 35,0 cm/13.8"
Bust 51,0 cm/20.1"
Waist 35,0 cm/13.8" (no stretch)
Hip 54,0 cm/21.3"
Sleeves 34,0 cm/13.4"
Length 101,0 cm/40.0"