Lauren Kovin’s black kimono sleeved dress: an accident waiting to happen

Kimono-dress

"And moments after this picture was taken, Karen tripped over her own sleeves, and that's how she came to spend the rest of that night in the ER…"

Or that's what would happen to us, anyway. We know we'd only have this Lauren Kovin dress on for a few minutes before we became intimately acquainted with the ground beneath our feet, having tripped over our sleeves. No, your Force is not a graceful one, unfortunately. But then again, sleeves shouldn't really be able to be tripped on, should they? It's just not part of their job description. So while we can appreciate this dress as a Halloween costume, say – you could go as Mary Kate Olsen! – we think the $468 it costs would be put to better use on something else.

What do you think, though?

5 Comments

  • May 4, 2009

    Natasha

    I think it would’ve looked beautiful without the ridiculous sleeves! I love the cut!

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  • May 4, 2009

    Evil Dolly

    In other news, a woman was bound to an escalator today when her dangling sleeves got tangled in the machinery. She trapped there for two hours until escalator technicians could arrive, as she refused to let anyone simply cut the sleeves to free her. “This dress cost me half a grand!” she was heard to say. “No one’s coming near me with scissors!”

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  • May 4, 2009

    Kathleen

    She looks like a bat with shredded wings.

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  • May 4, 2009

    Bethany

    If it weren’t for the streamers, it would be sort of okay. The wide cuff would still get caught on stuff (voice of experience here; some medieval sleeves were actually DESIGNED to show you were rich enough to just sit around all day), but at least it wouldn’t be caught on your shoes.

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  • May 5, 2009

    Rock Hyrax

    Pretty but impractical.

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