Dress of the Day: Poppy print dress from Dolce & Gabbana

Poppy print dress This dress has been around for a while now, but given that Spring has only just started (here, at least), now seems like the perfect time to buy it – if, of course, you feel like dropping a few hundred dollars on a dress.

It’s by Dolce & Gabbana, and that bright poppy print has cheered us up no end after a long, hard working week – not to mention being a little more vibrant than the ditsy print that’s been turning up everywhere lately.

Get it at Net-a-Porter, and if you really love that print, you can also buy the shoes to match. Just don’t be tempted to wear them both at the same time…

4 Comments

  • May 3, 2008

    V

    The dress is lovely, but I hate that D&G blatantly ripped of Marimekko on the print.. Unusual for such a big fashion brand to so obviously plagiarise another. I’d rather go for the Marimekko originals..

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  • May 3, 2008

    Lauren

    The placement of those two flowers on the top and their ringed centers seem very strategically placed. Nothing says spring like aureoles!

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  • May 6, 2008

    Sarah Louise Trott

    I’m really disappointed that you posted this obvious rip-off of Marimekko’s classic Unico print as the dress of the day. This should be listed under “Fashion Crimes”. Seriously.

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  • July 2, 2008

    Veera

    The dress print is blatantly ripped off from marimekko’s “Unikko” (poppy) pattern, and what’s more, after Marimekko’s taken legal action, D&G have countered by trying to CANCEL Marimekko’s copyright for their print they’ve been using decades before D&G was even establised. This kind of behaviour is so disgusting D&G will never be a respectable brand in my eyes again.
    Finnish national broadcasting comany reporting:
    http://www.yle.fi/news/left/id95259.html

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