This Week In Review: Fashion By The Numbers

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 2, 2011

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.