Of course the second I saw this dress, I wanted it.  And of course, they only made 10 of them and they are all destined for museums…sigh!  So it is with art…

The dress I am referring to is a collaboration between Ellsworth Kelly, who just turned 90, and Francisco Costa of Calvin Klein.

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The dress pictured above is based off of a 1952 sheath that Kelly designed with leftover fabric from a rare piece where he used colored fabric instead of paint.  

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Its incredible how modern the idea is today…just imagine how radical it must have seemed in 1952!

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Dree Hemingway wore the dress at Kelly’s studio in upstate NY in front of one his ‘Black Relief over White II’…exquisite.  Now if I could only snag one of these gorgeous dresses to go with my custom black and white Ferragamos….

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