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Lana Del Rey’s new music video for “Lust for Life,” the title track off her forthcoming album, has a lot going on — ’60s girl-group choreography, Del Rey and collaborator The Weeknd frolicking high atop LA’s iconic Hollywood sign, a headband that magically turns into a kite (?!) — but it’s the singer’s red shirtdress that really caught my eye.
Simply put, it’s the perfect summer shirtdress: structured yet sweet, cut high in the front and low in the black, breezily collarless, and nipped at the waist. It even has tails! I spent hours searching for it online, only to come up empty.
As it turns out, that’s probably because it’s an older style. Check out Del Rey at Berlin’s Citadel Music Festival in 2014, wearing what appears to be the exact same dress in white:
That same year, she also wore it on the cover of French magazine Les Inrockuptibles:
Which led at least one fan to point out that Del Rey likely dyed that same dress red for her new video (more like “born to dye,” eh?):
So crafty. Here’s the good news: While none of the shirtdresses I found ticked all the same boxes as LDR’s, this one from Lands’ End comes pretty close. Even better, it’s under $75. I think I’ll buy two — one to wear as is, and one to dye red, of course.