Cookie banner

This site uses cookies. Select "Block all non-essential cookies" to only allow cookies necessary to display content and enable core site features. Select "Accept all cookies" to also personalize your experience on the site with ads and partner content tailored to your interests, and to allow us to measure the effectiveness of our service.

To learn more, review our Cookie Policy, Privacy Notice and Terms of Use.

clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Behold the Most Expensive Dress Ever Sold on Net-a-Porter

Racked is no longer publishing. Thank you to everyone who read our work over the years. The archives will remain available here; for new stories, head over to, where our staff is covering consumer culture for The Goods by Vox. You can also see what we’re up to by signing up here.

Photo via Getty
Net-a-Porter has never been known for deals, but the high-end e-tailer is pushing price points into the stratosphere with the most expensive ready-to-wear item to ever be sold on the site. The item in question is a £32,000 Dolce & Gabbana red beaded dress from label's fall runway show (that's a little less than $50,000 American dollars, for anyone keeping track at home). There are only 12 of them in existence, apparently, and Net-a-Porter has bought six of them to sell on their site.

The Guardian reports that the online boutique is "confident" that all will sell. "If we have women in mind for a particular piece then we will go for it and with conviction too. This Dolce & Gabbana dress has been produced in limited quantities and we have bought half of the world's stock," says Ben Matthews, Net-a-Porter's buying manager. Suddenly, Oscar de la Renta's $2490 baseball jersey is looking like a steal.
· Online Fashion Fans Flash Their Cash as Sells £32,000 Dress [Guardian]
· Behold the 25 Most Expensive Stores in the United States [Racked]