Fashion Fraud Squad: Peacock Print dresses by Matthew Williamson and Desire Clothing

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Fashion designers don’t only “inspire” the high street with their main collections – they also inspire them with those diffusion lines they produce from time to time, as this Matthew Williamson for H&M peacock print dress proves. It retailed for £59,99 when it was released earlier this year, but quickly sold out, although not before the likes of Katy Perry and Nicky Hilton got their hands on it

Desire Clothing’s peacock dress, meanwhile, has short sleeves rather than long ones, plus a belt the original didn’t have, but the pattern itself is almost identical. The price, however, isn’t: it’s £18 and it’s available here.

7 Comments

  • December 7, 2009

    SnapandPrint

    Sadly, I like the cut of the fashion fraud dress better than the original.

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  • December 7, 2009

    Rock Hyrax

    Ugh – the fraud version looks like it should be hanging in a market stall somewhere…

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  • December 7, 2009

    Lydia

    The cheaper dress’s shape is much better, but the fabric looks cheap. Meh, I wouldn’t buy either at any price.

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  • December 7, 2009

    Bethany

    The belt definitely helps.

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  • December 8, 2009

    AJ

    I like the fraud.

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  • December 8, 2009

    b.

    The designer is beautiful. The fraud is horrible – looks like a pillowcase with a belt.

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  • December 9, 2009

    k

    Peacocks again? :/ fraud or not, it’s getting boring..

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