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£32,000 Dolce & Gabbana Dress is Most Expensive Item Sold in an Online Store

Dolce & Gabbana dressA new breed of online shoppers has been born: the ones that are willing to part with huge sums of money for items that they have never tried on nor seen up close.

Online fashion retailer Net-a-Porter.com, which describes itself as the World’s Premier Online Luxury Fashion Destination, is preparing to sell highly embellished red dresses by Italian fashion house Dolce & Gabbana, each with a staggering price tag of £32,000 (approximately $49,000). With such price tags that can buy several brand new cars, the dresses are easily the online store’s most expensive items to date. Six of the dresses have already been ordered by Net-a-Porter’s buyers. Read more

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Most expensive dress revealed

If you only want to wear the finest and most expensive threads, be ready to pay £3.7 million (US$ 5.7 million) for this one of a kind dress by British fashion designer Debbie Wingham. Encrusted with 50 two-carat black diamonds, Wingham’s creation debuted at Ukraine Fashion Week in Kiev recently.

The expensive frock sets the world record for the Most Expensive Dress, according to the World Record Academy. Wingham used semitransparent fabric for the dress, which she herself sew, and decorated it with rare black diamonds on the basque and shrug.

On the fringe of the dress are white diamonds framed in gold, painstakingly hand-stitched by the couturier herself. It took six months for Wingham to finish her 29 lbs. creation which she considers as “an anthem for a beautiful woman who loves life.”

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