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Runway to Real Life: Dolce & Gabbana Pepper Dress

The Italian kitchen. Onions, peppers, parmesan, garlic and of course, tomatoes come to mind. The get ups at Dolce & Gabbana’s Spring 2012 collection were inspired by the Italian kitchen and 50s housewives. With cinched-waist dresses, bustiers and full a-line skirts with whimsical prints, the collection is one of my favourites this seasont. The smell, taste and colour of authentic Italian food makes me miss Italy, but this dress brings back all of those savoury memories…

This look was inspired by the Spring/Summer 2012 runway of Dolce & Gabbana. I loved their whimsical collection and their nod to Italian cuisine. Fresh off the racks of Primark in Rotterdam, my dress was €20 well spent. To emulate the runway look, I wore a black belt (included with the dress!) black pumps from Zara and large rose earrings from H&M.

While my dress is a worthy copy, the red hot chilli pepper dress has become very popular,  and has been featured in numerous editorials and magazine covers.

Including Elle France, featuring Victoria’s Secret Angel, Behati Prinsloo wearing the Dolce & Gabbana dress on the glossy cover.

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