Yves Saint Laurent

YVES SAINT LAURENT c. Spring 1993 Vintage Passementerie Tassel Handbag Belt Bag // Sold

This stunning vintage Yves Saint Laurent passementerie handbag or belt bag probably originates from his vibrant Prêt-à-porter Spring 1993 collection and is crafted from black cord embellished with ten brilliantly coloured silk tassels. The bag features extra long straps that are freely adjustable and allow this extraordinary design to be worn cross-body, over the shoulder or as a belt bag - the pictures will give you an idea of its versatility. Magnetic closure. Gold-tone metal plate signed "Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche Made in France".

Reference photos: Yves Saint Laurent Spring 1993 runway show with Yasmeen Ghauri. Yves Saint Laurent Spring 1993 ad campaign with Kate Moss, shot by Helmut Newton.

CONDITION
Excellent, only minimal signs of wear.

MEASUREMENTS (laid flat)
Width 18,5 cm/7.3"
Height 15,0 cm/5.9"
Tassel length 7,5 cm/3.0" (bag) and 11,0 cm/4.3" (straps)
Strap length approx. 220,0 cm/86.6" without tassels