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Diane von Furstenberg's Dress Exhibit Lands in LA in Jan

Diane von Furstenberg's first ad campaign for her wrap dress, shot by Roger Prigent in 1970
Diane von Furstenberg's first ad campaign for her wrap dress, shot by Roger Prigent in 1970

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Before Kate Middleton sparked a frenzy with her blue Issa engagement frock, there was Diane von Furstenberg's game-changing jersey wrap dress. Next year marks the 40th anniversary of her iconic design, and the Malibu-loving designer's toasting the massive milestone right here in LA with a retrospective exhibit chronicling the life of her legendary dress.

Titled Journey of a Dress, the exhibition's slated to hold court at the historic May Company building on Wilshire Blvd from January 11th, 2014 to April 1st, 2014. In addition to displaying vintage and contemporary pieces from the designer's collections, the exhibit will also show off portraits of von Furstenberg herself by renowned artists and photographers like Andy Warhol, Chuck Close, Helmut Newton, Annie Liebovitz and plenty more industry legends. Mark your cal!
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May Company Building

6067 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA