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I Hope You Don’t Like This Dress Too Much, Because It’ll Cost You $5.7 Million

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Just in case Kelly Osbourne‘s $250,000 manicure wasn’t vulgar ridiculous pointless fancy enough for you, try this on for size (or don’t, we’re thinking it’s probably more of a museum piece): “young, famous” British designer Debbie Wingham (yeah, we’ve never heard of her either) is now presenting this $5.7 million dress, which she calls “an anthem for a beautiful woman who loves life” and capitalism. As it so happens, the peplum dress, like Kelly’s manicure, was crafted with black diamonds — 50 of them, to be exact.

Our friends over at The Gloss raise a fantastic point: these black diamonds are sooooooo rare and expensive, you can line a dress in them, then crush ‘em up and funnel them into a bottle of black nail polish. No word yet on whether the manicure is World’s Most Expensive (is there even a category for that?), but the World Record Academy has confirmed that Wingham’s dress has set the official world record for Most Expensive Dress. So, um … congrats? [The Gloss]

‘Splain Yourself: Designers Call $500 Khakis A “Steal”

We’ve long known that manufacturing costs and retail prices are all about power plays, not mathematics (we’re looking at you, luxury denim). An article in The New York Times takes a look at fashion pricing, this time from the designer’s point of view. Recently, there’s been an increase in super expensive men’s khakis, some of which are selling for upwards of $600. Keep reading »

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