Fifteen Most expensive dresses
Fifteen Most expensive dresses
Traditionally, every woman tends to look elegant and stunning. Very often, in order to express their elegance, originality and fine taste, women buy exclusive dresses from the most expensive designers, not regretting about any sums. The creators of dresses, in turn, do not lose time in vain, struggling to create something unique, so that ladies could shine in their masterpieces.
Let’s look at the rating of most precious dresses created by renowned fashion designers.
15th place: Swarovski Dirndl Dress – sewed in a medieval style with a corset decorated with 150 thousand Swarovski crystals. German designers have spent 13 days working on it. Outfit with a value of 127 thousand dollars, was first presented to the public by the German model Regina Deutinger in Munich in 2006.
14th place: Golden evening dress from the famous Japanese designer Ginza Tanaka – created from gold wire translucent dress worth 245,000 dollars. Fancy Dress Weight is 1.1 kg.
13th place: The dress of gold coins from the Ginza Tanaka – another creation of the famous designer, which value is slightly higher than the previous – 268 thousand dollars. It is completely made out of 15,000 Australian gold coins. Created from a rather unusual material dress weighs 10 kg.
12th place: The wedding dress in which Kate Middleton married Prince William, is estimated by experts at $ 400 000. Ivory dress with lace flower appliques and with a loop length of 2.7 meters has been created by Sarah Burton, creative director of the fashion house Alexander McQueen. Inspiration for the model was the dress in which Grace Kelly married Prince of Monaco Rainier III.
11th place: «Happy Birthday» – the famous Marilyn Monroe dress that she wore on the day of the birth of John F. Kennedy in May 1962. The initial cost of the dress, created by the designer Jean-Louis, was 12 thousand dollars. In 1999, the dress was put up for auction, where it was acquired by the company «Gotta Have It!» From Manhattan, for 1.27 million dollars. In this case, the new owners of the unique dress stated that the purchase cost them very cheap, they were ready to pay twice as much.
10th place: In Armani Prive evening dress, covered with Neil Lane diamonds, shone actress Naomi Watts at the Oscars 2013. The cost of the dress, on the creation of which the designers worked for two months, is $ 1.5 million.
9th place: Black evening dress by Maria Grachvogel, studded with precious stones in 2000, initially worth 500 thousand dollars, but eventually was bought for 1.8 million USD After the fashion show, where it was first presented to the public in 2000, all its jewels were hidden in a safe.
8th place: ‘Fly away’ dress of Marilyn Monroe – another famous article of clothing of Hollywood actress, which became famous thanks to the film by Billy Weider “The Seven Year Itch.” Episodes of the films, where the flow of air from the ventilation system raises pleated skirt of white dress, baring legs of the heroine did Marilyn Monroe sex symbol of her time. In 2011, the Los Angeles auction house Profile in History, sold it for 4.6 million dollars.
7th place: Luxury dress by British designer Debbie Wingham is a black dress, sewn by hand of crepe, satin and chiffon, fully encrusted with white and black diamonds (2 to 5 carats), some of which even bordered in gold. The creator of the dress, first showed it to the public in Monte Carlo, worked on this masterpiece for six months, having personally made 50 thousand stitches. The cost of this work of art, weighing 13 kg, is 5.6 million dollars.
6th place: Black dress with imitation of web, decorated with 2500 diamonds, represented by the Belgian designer Nicky Vankets in 2005, worth 6.5 million dollars.
5th place: Another masterpiece by Japanese designer Ginza Tanaka was presented at the exhibition of wedding fashion in Tokyo in 2013. Model demonstrating wedding dresses became Olympic champion in figure skating in Turin Shizuka Arakawa. The cost of the dress decorated with 502 diamonds and a thousand pearls, is 8.3 million dollars. This is the second most expensive wedding dress in the world.
4rd place: Diamond dress by Scott Henshall cost $ 9 million is a finely woven spider web decorated with 3,000 diamonds. Its owner – singer Samantha Mumba – gained exclusive dress for the premiere of “Spider-Man 3”, which was held July 28, 2004.
3rd place: Renee Strausse Sparkly Wedding Gown. The most expensive wedding dress in the world costs $ 12 million, was created by designer Renee Strauss in a duet with a jeweler Martin Katz. For the first time this dress was demonstrated at the show in Dubai in February 2006 on “Fashion and Diamond show”, and then at the exhibition of wedding dresses “Luxury Brands Bridal show”. The dress is completely covered with diamonds, the weight of each of them is 150 carats.
2nd place: Abai (traditional Muslim dress), created by British designer Debbie Wingham in Dubai, is estimated by experts at 17.7 million dollars. Black dress of 2000 was embroidered with gold thread and decorated with thousands of diamonds, including white, black, as well as rare red diamonds. Presentation was held on 20 March 2013 in one of the most exclusive hotels in Dubai.
1st place: “Nightingale of Kuala Lumpur” – the most expensive dress in the world created by Malaysian designer Faiyzali Abdullah, which value reaches the fantastic sum – $ 30 million. Evening dress color burgundy taffeta and silk strewn with 751 diamonds and crown this magnificence and splendor – luxury pear-shaped diamond weighing 70 carats. Completes the image – a long train, embroidered with small diamonds. “Nightingale of Kuala Lumpur” was first presented to the public in 2009 at the festival STYLO Fashion GrandPrix KL.