This Week In Review: Fashion By The Numbers

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | December 2, 2011 - 11:20 am

It’s time for this week’s roundup of style stats and numerical anecdotes! Today we’re covering everything from “Twilight” wedding gowns to world record fingernails. Read on for the scoop…

700: Number of condoms designer Nguyen Minh Tuan used to create this dress.

14: Years it would take to buy a pair of Louboutins if you followed model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley’s advice of setting aside $1 a week toward the purchase.

20: Length, in feet, of Chris Walton’s fingernails, which hold the current record for world’s longest.

18: Years it’s been since she last trimmed them.

30: Seconds it took me after reading that article to trim my own fingernails.

100: Number of classic Dior pieces photographed by Patrick Demarchelier for a new book.

7: Number of gorgeous lipsticks (matched with gorgeous starlets) you’ll find in this handy guide.

50: Percentage by which I reduced the size of my wardrobe last week.

350: Suggested retail price, in dollars, of a pair of feather and skull sunglasses.

30: Cost, in dollars, of buying three parakeets and teaching them to sit on top of your sunglasses for the same effect.

178: Minutes that New York magazine spent with Victoria’s Secret model Miranda Kerr before declaring she “shows a strong reluctance to utter any sentences not purely banal.”

35,000: Estimated worth, in dollars, of the Carolina Herrera wedding dress Bella Swan wore in “Breaking Dawn.”

799: Suggested retail price, in dollars, of a recreation of Bella’s wedding dress recently released by Alfred Angelo.