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Yves Saint Laurent YSL Iconic Vintage Cotton Safari Tunic Dress, 1990s
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Nice, FR
YVES SAINT LAURENT vintage rare iconic 1990s cotton Safari tunic dress. This tunic features : - Diagonal cut. - Bare neckline. - Asymmetric front lacing. - Metal eyelets. Label rea...
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20th Century Tunics

YSL Jersey Tunic Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Riverdale, NY
Classic Yves Saint Laurent wool jersey tunic dress in electric blue with gold buttoned placket. Bold shoulder line and shirt detailing rendered by YSL into its most feminine form. 19...
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1980s Chemise Dresses

Yves Saint Laurent Vintage YSL Dress Navy Crystal Buttons Saks Fifth Avenue
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Portland, OR
This deep navy 100% fine wool vintage Yves Saint Laurent dress was purchased at Saks Fifth Avenue in the late 1990's. The dress is in a lighter weight wool and is beautifully lined ...
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Late 20th Century Informal Dresses

Yves Saint Laurent YSL Logo Turquoise Cotton Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Paris, FR
Yves Saint Laurent YSL turquoise blue cotton dress featuring a multi embroidered front logo detail, a short length with sides slits, a V front neck. 100% Cotton Estimated size Estim...
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1980s Mini Dresses

1990s Yves Saint Laurent YSL Black Safari Cotton Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Paris, FR
1990s Yves Saint Laurent black safari cotton dress featuring a front and side lace-up detailing, turn-up cuffs, short sleeves, V-neck. 100% cotton Estimated size Estimated size 38fr...
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1990s Mini Dresses

Vintage 1970s YVES SAINT LAURENT Ysl Color Block Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent, Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche
Located in Kingersheim, Alsace
Vintage 1970s YVES SAINT LAURENT Ysl Color Block Dress Measurements taken laid flat: Shoulder: 15.74 inches (40 cm) Sleeves: 9.84 inches (25 cm) Bust: 20.86 inches (53 cm) Waist: 15...
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1970s Casual Dresses

1970s Yves Saint Laurent/YSL Navy Wool Day Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche
Located in Toronto, Ontario
1970s Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche navy blue wool day dress. Mock turtleneck collar, long sleeves with small gather at cuff and single patch left breast pocket. Three large gold to...
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1970s Casual Dresses

1980's Yves Saint Laurent YSL Jacquard Silk Print Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Toronto, Ontario
Amazing Yves Saint Laurent electric blue silk jacquard long sleeve dress with sweet neck tie from the 1980s. Features a semi abstract rose pattern with notes of black, white, red an...
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1980s Informal Dresses

1970's Yves Saint Laurent YSL Brown Wool Day Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Toronto, Ontario
Adorable 1970's Yves Saint Laurent day dress. Dark brown wool, featuring a wide collar, front button up, two patch pockets, and long sleeves with slight gathering at the cuffs. An a...
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1970s Mini Dresses

1980s Yves St Laurent YSL wool knit tunic dress
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
YSL Rive Gauche blue wool knit tunic dress...Classic style from the 1980s, but with a modern contemporary feel...Marine blue wool knit tunic dress...Pull on style dress has long slee...
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1980s Shift Dresses

1980s YSL Red Wool Vintage Dress With Black Satin Trim
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Portland, OR
This beautiful vintage YSL dress in in a beautiful shade of red wool with a pretty black satin lapel. This dress is in excellent condition - the only thing found is that the previou...
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1980s Informal Dresses

Vintage Yves Saint Laurent Size 42 / 10 Black and Red Silk YSL Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Chicago, IL
Chic vintage Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche black and red silk dress! Classic YSL silhouette that really flatters the body. Buttons up the front with interior hook-and-eye closures a...
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Late 20th Century Cocktail Dresses

YSL Vintage Pink Dress 2 Belts Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Portland, OR
This is a 100% cotton vintage pink Yves Saint Laurent dress with a zip front and 2 belt options! This YSL rive gauche dress has a mandarin collar, cap sleeves and both a patent leat...
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1970s Casual Dresses

Vintage YSL Dress Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche Size 38 Green Silk 1970s
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Portland, OR
This is a late 1970's vintage YSL green silk dress with buttons up the front. The dress has side pockets, pretty detailed cuffs on the 3/4 length puffed sleeves, and is labeled a si...
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1970s Evening Dresses

Vintage YSL Yves Saint Laurent YSL Tribal Graffiti Purple + Pink Silk Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Chicago, IL
Spectacular vintage YVES SAINT LAURENT Rive Gauche YSL tribal graffiti print silk dress! Features vibrant colors of purple, fuchsia pink, brown and burgundy throughout. Buttons up th...
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Late 20th Century Cocktail Dresses

YSL Vintage Dress Saint Laurent Rive Gauche Jewel Tones France 36
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Portland, OR
This pretty YSL vintage lightweight wool dress was made in France in the 1980's. The dress has the Saint Laurent rive gauche label and is labeled a size 36. This dress has side sli...
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1980s Informal Dresses

YSL 1970s Vintage Yves Saint Laurent Peasant Dress in Blue Cotton W/ Pockets
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Portland, OR
This 1970's vintage dress is from Yves Saint Laurent and has the Rive Gauche label. This YSL vintage dress has front pockets and the original fabric sash. This is a loose fitting, pe...
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1970s Informal Dresses

Yves Saint Laurent F/W 2012 Stefano Pilati Size 42 US 10 Purple Belted YSL Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent, Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche
Located in Chicago, IL
Chic YVES SAINT LAURENT Rive Gauche by Stefano Pilati purple belted sleeveless dress ! This dress is extra special as it hails from Pilati's final season at YSL. Features a beautiful...
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2010s Cocktail Dresses

Vintage Yves Saint Laurent ' Rive Gauche ' Yellow Cotton Tunic Dress YSL
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Chicago, IL
Perfect vintage Yves Saint Laurent "Rive Gauche" muted yellow cotton tunic/dress! Perfect as a dress or a tunic....great over a swimsuit! V-neck style, with pockets at both...
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1990s Sheath Dresses

1980s Yves Saint Laurent/YSL Black Cocktail Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche
Located in Toronto, Ontario
1980s Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche jet black cut velvet cocktail dress. Asymmetrical neckline with long sleeves and rhinestone embellished gold and black buttons. Slightly fitted t...
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1980s Cocktail Dresses

Vintage Yves Saint Laurent YSL Black Suede Leather Fringe Nehru Tunic Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Chicago, IL
Fabulous vintage YVES SAINT LAURENT ( YSL ) Rive Gauche black suede nehru style fringed tunic dress! Features six large wood buttons up the front. Pockets at each side of the waist. ...
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Late 20th Century Cocktail Dresses

YVES SAINT LAURENT A/W 2007 Gray Button Up Belt Sleeveless Plunge Back Dress YSL
By Stefano Pilati, Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Thiensville, WI
YVES SAINT LAURENT A/W 2007 Gray Button Up Belt Sleeveless Plunge Back Dress Brand / Manufacturer: Yves Saint Laurent Collection: A/W 2007 Designer: Stefano Pilati Style: Sleeveless...
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Early 2000s Sheath Dresses

YVES SAINT LAURENT c.1970's YSL Black & Gray Glen Check Wool Tunic Shirt Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Thiensville, WI
Vintage Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche YSL c.1970's black and gray glen check wool tunic / shirt dress. Black velvet bal collar with glen check wool edge. 1/2 button style with five ...
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1970s Shift Dresses

Yves Saint Laurent YSL Strapless Cashmere Little black dress 1990s
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Wallkill, NY
YSL 100% Cashmere Little Black Dress with oh so much detailing Spiderweb Gold Appliques. Double zippered back. Hidden pockets in the front. Will fit a small. Please be sure to check ...
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1990s Evening Dresses

Late 1980s Hunter Green YSL/ Yves Saint Laurent Velvet Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Toronto, Ontario
Late 1980's YSL/Yves Saint Laurent hunter green velvet fitted dress with matte gold cone shaped metal buttons up the front and and hour glass sweetheart neckline. Form fitting with s...
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1980s Cocktail Dresses

1980's Yves Saint Laurent YSL Black Silk and Rhinestone Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Toronto, Ontario
YSL 1980's slinky black silk crepe V-neck cocktail dress with front zip trimmed in single row of rhinestones. A slight gathering to the front adds interest to the form fitting shape....
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1980s Evening Dresses

YSL 1960's Orange & Blue Striped Long Sleeve Dress - 6
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Palm Beach, FL
YSL 1960's Orange & Blue Striped Long Sleeve Dress - 6. This dress is in very good vintage condition with minor wear. Measurements: Bust- 44" Waist- 28.5" Hips- up to 45.5" S...
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1960s Day Dresses

YSL Yves Saint Laurent Autumn Winter 2008 Documented Little Black Dress 2/4
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Portland, OR
This YSL little black dress was designed by Stefano Pilati for Yves Saint Laurent for the Autumn Winter 2008 collection. The dress is shown in a two tone version with a belt in our p...
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Early 2000s Cocktail Dresses

Yves Saint Laurent 2008 Black Sequin Plunging Back YSL Mini Dress
By Hedi Slimane for Yves Saint Laurent, Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Chicago, IL
Sexy YVES SAINT LAURENT 2008 black sequin mini sweater dress ! Features thousands of hand-sewn black sequins over the entire dress. Simply slips over the head. Plunging back reveals ...
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2010s Cocktail Dresses

Yves Saint Laurent YSL Vintage Black Velvet & Satin Ruffle Cocktail Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Nice, FR
YVES SAINT LAURENT Rive Gauche vintage black velvet high low skirt cocktail dress featuring double layered black satin ruffles around the neckline and wrists. The left side fastens ...
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20th Century Cocktail Dresses

Gorgeous Yves Saint Laurent by Tom Ford YSL Black Lace Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Switzerland, CH
Lace dress designed by Tom Ford for Yves Saint Laurent FW 2002 Collection Rare piece Finest black guipure lace Lined on backside with black mesh tulle Seen on the AD campaign, on t...
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Early 2000s Evening Dresses

1980's Yves Saint Laurent YSL Black Lace Dress with Hanky Hem
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Toronto, Ontario
Unique YSL hanky hem cocktail/evening dress from the early 1980's. The lace trim along the hem and all over the bodice has a touch of sparkle with jet black beading. Full flare to th...
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1980s Ballerina Dresses

Tom Ford for YSL Devilishy Decadent Black Chantilly Lace Evening Dress
By Tom Ford for Yves Saint Laurent, Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Tom Ford's F/W 2002 collection for Yves Saint Laurent was deliciously sexy, erotic and just a bit wicked. Just gazing at the runway creations one couldn't help but want to wear, ...
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Early 2000s Cocktail Dresses

Yves Saint Laurent YSL Cotton Print Flamenco Dress, 1970s
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Boca Raton, FL
Making classically luxurious designs easy to wear as a casual look embodied the Rive Gauche philosophy. A pioneer in the world of ready-to-wear, YSL intended to design for the everyd...
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1970s Day Dresses

Yves Saint Laurent YSL Vintage Iconic Brown Safari Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Nice, FR
YVES SAINT LAURENT VARIATION vintage iconic brown SAFARI dress. This dress features : - Probably brown faux-suede fabric (missing composition label). - Lace-up front construction wi...
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20th Century Day Dresses

Yves Saint Laurent Ruffle Dress (Tom Ford For YSL)
By Yves Saint Laurent, Tom Ford for Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Ruffle dress by Tom Ford for Yves Saint Laurent Sleeveless shift dress Ruffle detail Dipped back Asymmetrical hem Color block Zip back with hook and eye closure 100% silk Made...
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21st Century and Contemporary Day Dresses

Yves Saint Laurent YSL Cotton Print Flamenco Dress, 1970s
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Boca Raton, FL
Making classically luxurious designs easy to wear as a casual look embodied the Rive Gauche philosophy. A pioneer in the world of ready-to-wear, YSL intended to design for the everyd...
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1970s Day Dresses

Yves Saint Laurent YSL Black Strapless Gazar Mini Cocktail Dress with Poppies
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Los Angeles, CA
1990's Yves Saint Lauren YSL black gazar mini cocktail dress w/asymmetric strapless bust and asymmetric ruffled hem with oversized, red poppies at back. Interior boning at bust and s...
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1990s Cocktail Dresses

Yves Saint Laurent YSL Purple Knee-Length Day Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Los Angeles, CA
1990's Yves Saint Laurent deep purple day dress in a lightweight wool and slightly flared skirt. Hidden zipper up center back. Size tag 38. In excellent condition two tiny holes in t...
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1990s Day Dresses

1970's Yves Saint Laurent YSL Teal Green Smock Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Los Angeles, CA
1970's Yves Saint Laurent teal green smock dress featuring frontal pockets, a subtle slit at either side and 3/4 sleeves. Belt is not included. Size tag 36. In excellent condition. M...
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1970s Day Dresses

Ad Campaign Yves Saint Laurent YSL Fall / Winter 2008 Turquoise Blue Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent, Stefano Pilati for Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Chicago, IL
Ad Campaign with Kate Moss ( in the gray version ) YVES SAINT LAURENT by Stefano Pilati turquoise blue avant garde strapless wool felt dress ! Julianne Moore and Gweneth Paltrow also...
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Early 2000s Cocktail Dresses

Yves Saint Laurent 1988 YSL Evening Dress in Black Velvet & Green Taffeta
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Portland, OR
This is a fabulous vintage dress that was designed by Yves Saint Laurent in 1988. This dress is strapless, with a black velvet, "boned" drop waist bodice that dips in the front. Ther...
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1980s Cocktail Dresses

Yves Saint Laurent YSL 1980s Little Black Velvet Dress with Rhinestone Buttons
By Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche, Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Munich, DE
Sophisticated 1980s Yves Saint Laurent Little Black Dress. Made from a high quality velvet – appears to be silk velvet – the dress features a sublime asymmetrical neckline giving pro...
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1980s Cocktail Dresses

Yves Saint Laurent YSL Rive Gauche Vintage Red Silk Wrap Style Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Nice, FR
YVES SAINT LAURENT Rive Gauche vintage red silk wrap style dress with black lace trim. This dress features : - Red silk with black lace trim. - Plunging bust. - Wrapped waist (wrap ...
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20th Century Cocktail Dresses

1960s Early Vintage Yves Saint Laurent Jersey Dress w/ Peter Pan Collar YSL
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Chicago, IL
Extremely rare early 1960s YSL jersey dress! Features Peter Pan collar, with functional buttons up the bodice. Can be worn many different ways, and can easily be transitioned from da...
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1960s Cocktail Dresses

1970s Yves Saint Laurent YSL Saffron Orange Mohair Couture Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Paris, FR
Yves Saint Laurent Couture yellow saffron orange mohair wool long dress featuring a shirt collar, a center front zip opening, an elasticated waistband with a separate belt. Estimate...
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1970s Day Dresses

Vintage Yves Saint Laurent Size 46 / 12 Lavender Lilac Purple Linen Dress YSL
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Chicago, IL
Chic vintage YVES SAINT LAURENT Rive Gauche light lilac lavender purple linen short sleeve shirt dress! Features luxurious soft Irish linen, with pockets at each breast and at each s...
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Late 20th Century Cocktail Dresses

Vintage Yves Saint Laurent YSL 1980s Yellow Bow Print Silk Blouse + Skirt Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Chicago, IL
Rare and beautiful vintage 80s ( Spring Summer 1987 ) YVES SAINT LAURENT Rive Gauche YSL bow print wrap blouse and skirt suit ensemble! Features a beautiful canary yellow, with bows ...
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1980s Cocktail Dresses

NEW Yves Saint Laurent YSL by Tom Ford Spring 2004 Layered Silk Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent, Tom Ford for Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Switzerland, CH
RARE COLLECTOR'S ITEM STUNNING SILK DRESS BY TOM FORD FOR HIS FINAL SUMMER COLLECTION 2004 FOR YVES SAINT LAURENT DETAILS: Beautiful YSL by Tom Ford silk dress From this last su...
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Early 2000s Cocktail Dresses

Yves Saint Laurent YSL Rive Gauche Vintage Leopard Print Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Nice, FR
YVES SAINT LAURENT Rive Gauche vintage leopard print dress. This dress features : - Wrapped waist. - Knee length. - Long sleeves. - Zip on left shoulder and side. - Shoulder pads. -...
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20th Century Day Dresses

YVES SAINT LAURENT A/W 2000 YSL Black Lame Velvet Cocktail Evening Dress
By Alber Elbaz, Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Thiensville, WI
Yves Saint Laurent Autumn/Winter 2000 black metallic lame velvet evening dress. Runway look #51. Long dolman sleeves. V-neckline with center back knife pleat detail. Shift style. Cen...
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Early 2000s Shift Cocktail Dresses

Yves Saint Laurent A / W 2007 Purple Silk Size 40 / US 8 YSL Rive Gauche Dress
By Stefano Pilati for Yves Saint Laurent, Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Chicago, IL
Chic YVES SAINT LAURENT Autumn / Winter 2007 purple silk dress! Features intricate details above bust. Single button closure at back neck. Fully lined. Can easily be worn day to even...
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Early 2000s Cocktail Dresses

Vintage Tom Ford For YSL Brown Velvet Blazer & Red Ruffle Dress Ensemble 2003
By Tom Ford for Yves Saint Laurent, Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Los Angeles, CA
We are pleased to offer a vintage Tom Ford for Yves Saint Laurent brown velvet blazer and red cocktail dress ensemble. The classic velvet dinner jacket features a fitted body, patch ...
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Early 2000s Cocktail Dresses

1980S Brown & Black Silk Charmeuse YSL Style Draped Long Sleeve Dress With Asym
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in New York, NY
1980S Brown & Black Silk Charmeuse YSL Style Draped Long Sleeve Dress With Asymmetrical Beading
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1980s Cocktail Dresses

1970's Yves Saint Laurent YSL Vintage Lightweight Wool Plaid Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Boca Raton, FL
Yves Saint Laurent was only 21 years old when he became Creative Director at Christian Dior in 1958. Through an unfortunate turn of events, Saint-Laurent was only there for 2 years. ...
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1970s Day Dresses

Yves Saint Laurent YSL Variation Vintage Unworn Fuchsia Tunic Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Nice, FR
YVES SAINT LAURENT vintage gorgeous unworn fuchsia tunic dress. Short sleeves. Large buttons. 2 front pockets. Unlined. Label reads Yves Saint Laurent Variation Made in Fran...
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20th Century Day Dresses

1982 Yves Saint Laurent Multicolored Striped Silk Dress Documented YSL
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Boca Raton, FL
A pioneer in style and design, Yves Saint Laurent was also a pioneer in the fashion industry when it comes to his brands’ model portfolio. Saint Laurent was one of French couture’s i...
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1980s Day Dresses

Vintage Yves Saint Laurent YSL Color Block Tunic Day Dress
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Late 1970's Yves Saint Laurent cotton green and red color block tunic dress with 3/4 sleeves and two side pockets. In excellent condition - size tag 38. Please consult measurements a...
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1970s Day Dresses

Vintage Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche Sz 44 Black Corset / Bustier Dress YSL
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in Chicago, IL
Drop dead gorgeous vintage Yves Saint Laurent 'Rive Gauche' YSL black dress! Quite possibly the most flattering dress I have ever seen! This rare beauty does wonders for the body! Co...
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1980s Cocktail Dresses

YSL Vintage 80's Yves Saint Laurent Little Girl's Plaid Dress NEW
By Yves Saint Laurent
Located in New York, NY
Vintage approximately from 1980's YSL dress for little girl's. Size on the label is 6 but please check the measurements. Fabric feels like silk. Beautiful vibrant colors . Great ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Day Dresses

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Ysl Dress For Sale on 1stDibs

On 1stDibs, you can find the most appropriate vintage or contemporary ysl dress for your needs in our varied inventory. If you’re looking for an option in Black and you’re unable to find the right fit, there are plenty of variations in Purple, Red and more. If you’re looking for a ysl dress from a specific time period, our collection is diverse and broad-ranging, and you’ll find at least one that dates back to the 20th Century while another version may have been produced as recently as the 21st Century. There aren’t many items for men if you’re seeking these accessories, as most of the options available are for women and unisex.

How Much is a Ysl Dress?

Prices for a ysl dress can differ depending upon size, designer and other attributes — on 1stDibs, these accessories begin at $180 and can go as high as $17,995, while, on average they fetch $1,094.

Yves Saint Laurent Biography and Important Works

French fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent pioneered “cross-design” in fashion, taking inspiration from street trends to modernize haute couture.

Saint Laurent was the first to launch a ready-to-wear label, YSL Rive Gauche Prêt-à-Porter. He was the first couturier to open boutiques for both men and women. Using traditional menswear fabrics and designs for women, Saint Laurent also literally cross-dressed, giving men and women alike chic pant suits, elegant tuxedo jackets and urban safari gear. By blurring gender-specific design, he empowered individual style while creating a scissor-sharp fashion aesthetic of sensual ease and beauty. Many of his designs are today considered timeless classics.

Born to French parents in Oran, Algeria, in 1936, Saint Laurent went to Paris at age 17 to study fashion at the Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture. Just two years later, in 1955, his remarkable sketches were shown to Christian Dior, then the world’s reigning couturier, who hired him immediately.

Surprisingly soon thereafter, Dior publicly chose Saint Laurent as his successor, which sadly proved prescient when the fashion legend died unexpectedly, in 1957. A mere slip of a youth, the 21-year-old Saint Laurent was nevertheless up to the challenge. He shook the traditional couture clientele to its core with youthful silhouettes and styles like the A-line trapeze dress that hung with seeming effortlessness from the shoulders, the antithesis of the pinched waists and molded skirts that had been all the rage after the deprivations of World War II.

After a mandated spell in the torturous French military, Saint Laurent suffered a nervous breakdown and was dismissed by Dior in 1962. Out of the ashes rose the Age of Yves. With Pierre Bergé, his then-lover who became his lifelong business partner and friend, the designer founded Yves Saint Laurent YSL to encompass prêt-à-porter, or ready-to-wear. In 1966, they opened the first YSL Rive Gauche women’s boutique in Paris, followed soon thereafter by YSL Rive Gauche for men. Saint Laurent had given birth to a global brand.

His revolutionary Mondrian mini dress from 1965 is a core element of his fashion biography. It is a prime example of how Saint Laurent, an avid art lover and collector, looked to painters, from Goya to Picasso, Ingres to Matisse, for inspiration.

With its pure lines and hues, Mondrian’s ground-breaking 1935 color-block painting Composition C transmutes beautifully into a dress that is highly valued by collectors of contemporary fashion and widely copied commercially to this day. The design is the epitome of Saint Laurent’s aesthetic, requiring a meticulous hand piecing of each color block so that, despite the body’s curves, the visual plain is as flat as a canvas when the garment is worn. Mondrian’s purity met its match in Saint Laurent.

In Yves Saint Laurent: The Impossible Collection (Assouline, 2020), the Mondrian dress is shown worn on the cover of Paris Vogue, as well as on British Sudanese model Alek Wek in a photographic trifold by Christoph Sillem from 1998. Saint Laurent consistently used Black models, like Mounia, Iman and Naomi Campbell, and he drew endless inspiration from different ethnicities and cultures, in no small part because of his Algerian roots.

Browse an extraordinary collection of Yves Saint Laurent evening dresses, shirts and more today on 1stDibs.

Yves Saint Laurent Biography and Important Works

The Yves Saint Laurent furniture is available for sale on 1stDibs. These distinctive objects are frequently made of metal and designed with extraordinary care. There are many options to choose from in our collection of Yves Saint Laurent Furniture, although silver editions of this piece are particularly popular. In-stock we have 1 vintage editions of these items, while there is also 0 modern edition to choose from. The prices for Yves Saint Laurent furniture can vary depending on size, time period and other attributes.

Finding the Right Clothing for You

From museum-worthy vintage Oscar de la Renta evening dresses and jackets to audacious T-shirts and trousers from provocative punk designer Vivienne Westwood, one thing is abundantly clear: If the clothing available on 1stDibs could talk, it would certainly make a statement. 

For fashion lovers, the 1990s have become associated with styles adopted by today’s supermodels and influencers — think Galliano and Cavalli — but maybe ‘80s accessories are among your (guilty?) pleasures. Playful, boldly colored coats and outerwear from Moschino and other titans of the era can take a simpler ensemble to the next level, while chic and practical suits from the likes of Christian Dior and Chanel remain classic for haute couture advocates and beyond. By exploring the vast array of vintage collections on these pages, you can transform your closet into a retreat that is as retro as it is royal. 

Velvet cocktail dresses and silk evening gowns designed by French-born American couturiere Pauline Trigère — who dressed Wallis Simpson, the Duchess of Windsor — have proven timeless since their mid-century debut, while an overcoat by Alexander McQueen is the perfect finishing touch. In fact, an emerald one stays in rotation for Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge.

Those seeking modern high-fashion brands are also in luck. Turn your day-to-day into a runway with selections from Dolce & Gabbana, Yves Saint Laurent and Versace or complete that fresh look with stunning footwear classics from the likes of Gucci and Christian Louboutin. The future — and glamorous past — of fashion is yours for the wearing. 

Build your collection of covetable and iconic vintage garments by shopping on 1stDibs. No matter where you roam, our diverse apparel and accessories will keep you covered in the hottest styles and comfiest black hoodie imaginable.