Yves Saint Laurent iconic safari jacket in a beautiful black gabardine wool most likely dating to the early 1970's. Modeled after the classic four pocket 'safari look' created in 1968. Full shoulders with inverted pleats, small shoulder pads and gorgeous fitted waist with pleats. Black plastic buttons. Very fine gabardine. Lined in black silk.
Label: Saint Laurent Rive Gauche *Paris *Made in France *38.
Measurements taken fully buttoned:
Length: 30" measured from mid shoulder; 31" measured from center back below collar
Sleeve: 23 1/2" measured from top of shoulder at the seam; 17 1/2" measured from under the arm.
Shoulder: 4 1/2" from collar to armscye along the seam.
Condition: Very good. One small 1/2" slit in the arm (see photo of the sleeve); a bit of shine to the wool seen near and around seams and one lower pocket, likely from pressing. Lining is splitting at the bottom and around one of the armscyes. Priced accordingly. Dry cleaned.
Yves Saint Laurent Paris Safari Jacket Black Wool Sz 38