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Yves Saint Laurent French Blue Belted Cotton Trench Coat YSL, 1980s
With a knack from transforming the mundane into the fashions of tomorrow, YSL put his own spin on staple pieces elevating them to a trendy ready to wear looks. His eye for color and silhouette places YSL among many innovative designers of the modern day. Made from a regal, deep, French blue cotton, this 1985 YSL trench has style inspirations from the siren suit.
Fitted by gathers at the shoulders, this trench coat has a flat and uninterrupted front allowing for the appreciation of the elegant color. Semi-bishop sleeves create dimension and a touch of femininity to the straight lines of the rest of the coat. A prominent collar makes for an excellent neckline that will complement the nipped waist provided when the coat is belted. On the side, two huge slanted pockets finish off this look.
Size estimate: XS/S
Shoulders: 15 inches
Sleeves: 27 inches
Bust, waist, hips: up to 40 inches
Length: 43.5 inches
A timeless trench in a one-of-a-kind color is a show stopping piece that is never out of season and nothing short of a wardrobe investment. Unlined, this coat closes at centre front with a button closure. In excellent condition, it has been professionally eco dry cleaned and pressed. High-quality vintage pieces like this are yours to live in and love while increasing in value every year. It’s never too soon to start collecting them, as an investment in your wardrobe—and in yourself.