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In honor of the 40th anniversary of the wrap dress's birth, Diane von Furstenberg launch "Journey of a Dress" in Los Angeles' historic May Company Building. The exhibit spans the early years of Andy Warhol and Studio 54 all the way up to Amy Adam's wrap dress from American Hustle (2013). And visitors can look forward to custom mannequins designed by Ralph Pucci, who modeled them after vintage photographs of DVF as well as the swagger of Michelangelo's David.
Of the dress, Diane said, "She paid for all of my bills, she paid for my children's education, she gave me my fame. Sometimes I even resented the wrap dress because, whenever someone said my name, they always tied it to the dress. I wanted to say, 'Hey, I make other things, too!' But as I got older I realized its impact. It now has a life of its own. The wrap dress gave me my freedom." Take a look at 20+ pictures from inside the gallery over on our sister site Racked LA.
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