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Object Name Gown, Evening
Object ID 2014.22.1
Date 2008
Description Woman's red silk evening dress, by designer Narciso Rodriguez. From the designer's 2008 line. This copy was made in the Rodriguez workshop for use in Rent the Runway. Sleeveless; scoop neckline front and back; horizontal seaming across bustline; back straps form a starburst pattern; back train. Size 6; Eur 42.
Provenance Donor (an ISU alum, 1986) is Atelier director and patternmaker for Narciso Rodriguez. The dress was originally made in black with sleeves for actress Claire Danes to wear to the Met Gala in New York. Rodriguez said that when Vogue editor Anna Wintour saw the dress at the Gala, she asked him to make one in red without sleeves for a possible cover shoot. The dress donated is the same as the red dress that Jennifer Aniston then wore for the cover of Vogue's December 2008 issue. Copies of the dress can be rented ($400.00) or purchased ($3,500.00) at .
People & Trade Names Rodriguez, Narciso