This vintage Yves Saint Laurent dress is in a beautiful silk, multi colored striped fabric. The dress is documented in a photo by Helmut Newton in 1982 For Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche Spring-Summer worn by Violetta Sanchez and featured as an ad in US Vogue March, 1982.
This great YSL dress was made in France, and has stripes of blue, yellow, green and red, as well as white stripes with thin black white stripes. The skirt is pleated and has a beautiful kick when you walk. It buttons up the front of the bodice and has a side zipper, and attached pussybow sash at neck.
The dress is labeled a size 36 and has a 36" bust but appears to have been altered a the waist and now has a 30" waist. It could be easily put back to original size by a seamstress.
LENGTH from top of shoulders to waist: 17"
LENGTH from waist: 27"