Wearable Art: Yves Saint Laurent inspired by Matisse - 1980

Matisse’s Cut-Outs: Yves Saint Laurent, Long evening dress, inspired by Henri Matisse, haute couture collection, Fall–Winter 1980

Review: Yves Saint Laurent – Style is Eternal, Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle (From Darlington and Stockton Times)

Fashionistas descend on County Durham for launch of Yves Saint Laurent exhibition (From Darlington and Stockton Times)

1970's fashion -  printed dresses. I wouldn't necessarily call it a kaftan but I would call the one on the right "amazing".

Lanvin circle print dresses, 1970 (plus other great patterned dresses from Lanvin on the linked page)

Ensemble | Yves Saint Laurent, Paris (French, founded 1961) | Designer: Yves Saint Laurent (French (born Algeria) Oran 1936–2008 Paris) | Date: last half 20th century | Culture: French

Ensemble Design House: Yves Saint Laurent, Paris (French, founded Designer: Yves Saint Laurent (French (born Algeria) Oran Paris) Date: last half century < sigh >

Yves Saint Laurent in L'Officiel 1970 via www.fashionedbylove.co.uk

Mix and match (on the left) 1970 Yves Saint Laurent L'officiel magazine