October 30, 2012

Exquisite dresses go to Guinness Book


Fashion is often transformed in pure art, and the designer’s creations that value uniqueness and preciosity come to confirm this. In their hands, dresses turn into artistic jewels. And as diamonds and pearls are the most used materials for such creations, their costs also reflect the artistic feature.

The most expensive dress in the world has been priced at $5,682,950, but the designer, Debbie Wingham, says it’s supposed to be much more than a dress, “an anthem for a beautiful woman who loves life.”

The frock made from 50 two-carat black diamonds and weighting 13 kg (29 lbs), has been presented at the Ukraine Fashion Week recently. The British designer says “the rest of the embellishment is fine beading and delicate white diamonds set in white gold with a very fine chainmail detail to add more individuality, setting the embellishment on this gown apart from any other world’s most expensive gowns.”

Debbie Wingham is a self-taught designer who started creating clothes at the age of 18. After years of working in the field, one of Debbie’s gowns was named  “the best dress” worn at Bafta’s awards, in 2005. This brought her fame and soon, her designs started to be bought by celebrities including Kate Winslet, Hilary Swank, Dita Von Teese and Rebecca Ferguson.

Debbie’s dress set the World Record for Most Expensive Dress, and joined the world’s most expensive cocktail dress ($15,000,000), and the most expensive prom dress ($14,000).



A pair of gorgeous shoes should accompany every beautiful dress. Some of the most expensive are Harry’s Winston Ruby Slippers ($3,000,000), made of 4,600 rubies totaling 1,350 carats, as well as 50 carats of diamonds. They are made to homage the 50th’ anniversary of “The Wizard of Oz”. Designer Christopher Michael Shellis also created a pair of incredibly expensive shoes ($229,000), from solid gold, encrusted with diamonds.

One of the most expensive bride dresses was worn by Melania Knauss, when she married Donald Trump ($100,000).


Romania also entered in Guiness Book for the world’s longest bridal train, this year. The dress is made of 13,000 rare pearls and costs $446,000.


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