Style on Trial: Mary Katrantzou silk roll-neck dress

Mary-Katrantzou-dress

Our gut instinct: when a dress could be mistaken for a bottle of perfume from a distance, it’s probably a crime of fashion.

In the interests of giving it a fair trial, however, we put it you, ladies and gentlemen of the Fashion Police jury: IS this a crime of fashion? Or do you actually kinda like it? (If you do, it’s £785 at Browns.)

17 Comments

  • December 2, 2009

    SnapandPrint

    No liking it..too perfume bottle looking in print.
    .-= SnapandPrint´s last blog ..Things I Love Round-Up. =-.

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  • December 2, 2009

    Erika

    i’d have to see it on someone before i could judge.

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  • December 2, 2009

    rose

    I think I’d have to try it on to know for sure. The shape at the top looks a little odd.

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  • December 2, 2009

    Kelly

    Same as Erika. I need to see in someone before I could judge…
    .-= Kelly´s last blog ..Ski utenfor Rio…yeah, you betcha! =-.

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  • December 2, 2009

    EricB

    Most Couturiers make their money by selling perfumes anyway, not by selling clothes, so why shouldn’t they make clothes looking like perfumes? It’s just them being honest.

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  • December 2, 2009

    Yo

    i dont get it….

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  • December 2, 2009

    Andrea

    You nailed it! I definitely thought it was a bottle of perfume!!!

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  • December 2, 2009

    serena

    I hate it. It’s just entirely too confusing to be a regular dress. Mabey it’s just a holiday dress or something.

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  • December 2, 2009

    Alex

    I think I might almost like it…

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  • December 2, 2009

    Selina

    It’s a dress? Seriously? Do not want.
    .-= Selina´s last blog ..Your daily dose of pretty: Lulu Corselette =-.

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  • December 2, 2009

    Lina

    It’s just….interesting looking.

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  • December 2, 2009

    naomi

    not what i pictured at all from the description as a silk roll-neck dress….maybe the silk eau de 36-26-36 toilette would have been more accurate lol…although the cut of the top there might make it the 46-26-36 toilette dress…would love to see it on someone

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  • December 3, 2009

    Melanthios

    I want to see it on a person before I make a call, on this one.

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  • December 3, 2009

    Rock Hyrax

    At first glance I liked the trompe l’oeil effect. Then I realised it was supposed to be a bottle. Ugh.

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  • December 3, 2009

    Carissa

    I rather like it, but I doubt I would actually wear it anywhere.

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  • December 4, 2009

    AJ

    I like it too. It’s definately a stand-out piece, if nothing else.

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  • December 4, 2009

    Paige

    It’s actually supposed to look like just that, a perfume bottle. Her AW09 collection was digital prints of perfume bottles reworked 🙂 I rather like some of the pieces but this is not one of them.

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