Vogue Paris Original 1988; ca. 1978; Yves Saint Laurent - Misses' Jacket, Blouse, Skirt and Pants. Loose-fitting, lined, below-hip length jacket has round neckline, rectangular collar, front-buttoned band closing, shoulder pads and patch pockets with flaps. Full-length sleeves are pleated into cuffs. Topstitch trim. Loose-fitting blouse has round neckline, shaped rectangular convertible collar, front-buttoned closing, extended shoulders, center back box pleat, flat fell seams and narrow hem. Full-length sleeves with placket are gathered into buttoned cuffs, topstitching and edgestitching. Purchased ribbon for necktie. Straight skirt, seven inches below mid-knee with front overlap and with front and back gathered into buttoned waistband, has pockets in side seams and topstitch trim. Slim, straight-legged, cuffed pants with front tucked into buttoned waistband with belt carriers, have mock fly front zipper closing, side front slanted pockets, back buttonhole pockets with buttoned flaps and topstitching and edgestitching. Purchased belt.
Featured in Vogue Patterns September/October 1978
Model pictured is Karen Bjornson