Vintage 1970s Yves Saint Laurent Black Velvet Mens Jacket Made in France Small
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This is a1970s era black velvet jacket that was made in France by Yves Saint Laurent. The jacket has padded shoulders, wide notched lapels, a large patch pocket at either side and a pocket at the left chest. It is tailored to be form fitting with a tapered waist and slightly flared bottom. It closes with two buttons at the front. There are four buttons at either cuff and the back bottom has a double vent. The jacket is fully lined in a dark grey coloured fabric that is woven with Yves Saint Laurent throughout. It has a pocket built into the interior at either side. The jacket was too small for my mannequin form, so I photographed it open and also on a hanger, buttoned up.
Label: Yves Saint Laurent Made in France
Fabric label: 92% cotton / 8% rayon
Sizing: There is no size label, and although this should fit a small size, probably about a US size 34, please rely on the following measurements for fit (compare measurements with a similar jacket that you presently own or to your own body measurements, taking the cut of the garment into account):
Shoulders: 17” across from shoulder/sleeve seam to shoulder/sleeve seam
Sleeves: 24 1/2” from the shoulder/sleeve seam
Sleeve inseam: 17”
Chest: 38” around, taken under the arms
Waist: 33” around
Overall length: 29”, measured flat
Condition: It is in very good condition with no stains, odors, wear or tears - this jacket looks to have seen very little use and has been well cared for over the years. Please note that I have lightened the photos in order to show the detail on the jacket - it is really black
Excellent French quality by a renowned Parisian designer….great looking jacket if it fits - would make a great boyfriend jacket for a girl!