Posts Tagged ‘Lena Dunham’

"Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between" Costume Institute Gala - Arrivals

Not an easy gown to wear.  No wonder she’s selling it.

WWD reported last week that actress Lena Dunham teamed up with online luxury consignment platform The Real Real to pass along some of her wardrobe goodies.

Included in the sale were several of the pieces she wore on her television show, Girls as well as shoes, graphic t-shirts, and the Elizabeth Kennedy gown (priced at $4000) that Dunham sported to this year’s Met Gala. So far the sales total over $26,000, which will be donated to Planned Parenthood. 

The Real Real often works with celebrity clients, who donate their commissions to charities.

Great idea!

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Hillary Clinton sported the original cold-shoulder dress to her first state dinner as First Lady in 1993. She told Lena Dunham in a recent interview that she loved that dress, designed by her friend Donna Karan, and chose it to have a bit of fun with her style but, “Like everything I do it turned out to be controversial.”

Apparently it was also considered a loser for Donna Karan, who says her design was panned by Women’s Wear Daily back in the day. Fast forward 23 years and the cold- shoulder dress is all over the runways this season.

Two women ahead of their time.

It’s the California primaries today – best of luck to Hillary Clinton.

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