10 of the most expensive red carpet dresses of all time

10 of the most expensive red carpet dresses of all time

Some worth more than a few crores

By Harper’s Bazaar UK  August 17th, 2017

Wether it is academy Awards or Oscars, no celebrity has ever failed to impress us with their fashion choices. These designered dresses have our celebrities look head-to-toe glamorous but they come with a huge price tag. From Cate Blanchett wearing a  Rs 64,10,000 swarovski clad Armani Prive gown to Princess Diana of Wales wearing a Rs 1,98,25,909 dress by Victor Edelstein, here are the 10 most expensive red carpet dresses.

10 most expensive red carpet gowns:

Charlize Theron in Dior – Rs 64 lakh

Charlize Theron increased the value of her 2013 Oscars look by teaming her structured Dior gown with Harry Winston diamond cuffs worth Rs 25.6 lakh.

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DIANA PRINCESS OF WALES IN VICTOR EDELSTEIN - Rs 1.9 crore

Unsurprisingly, the velvet off-the-shoulder dress that Diana, Princess of Wales, wore to dance with John Travolta in at President Reagan's White House Dinner in 1995 was sold for a huge amount at auction. In 1997, the gown sold for Rs 82.6 lakh, then again in 2013 for Rs 1.9 crore.

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CATE BLANCHETT IN ARMANI PRIVÉ - Rs 64 lakh

Cate Blanchett's beautiful 2014 dress was adorned with hundreds of sparkling Swarovski crystals.

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ANNE HATHAWAY IN VALENTINO – Rs 51.3 lakh

The red Valentino gown that Anne Hathaway wore when she presented the 2011 Oscars cost Rs 51.3 lakh, which she then teamed with a Tiffany & Co necklace worth Rs 64 crore.

Image courtesy: Instagram @annehathaway

KATE WINSLET IN VALENTINO – Rs 64.16 lakh

Kate Winslet's young daughter, Mia, chose the mint green Valentino gown that her mother wore to the 2007 Oscars.

 Image courtesy: Instagram #katewinslet

CATE BLANCHETT IN ARMANI PRIVÉ – Rs 1.28 crore

The gunmetal gown Blanchett wore to the 2007 Oscars came fully embellished with Swarovski crystals. It was valued at a cool Rs 1.28 crore.

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LUPITA NYONG'O IN CALVIN KLEIN - Rs 96,15,000

Lupita Nyong'o's Calvin Klein gown, worth Rs 95 lakh was created using 6,000 pearls.

Image courtesy: Instagram @lupitanyong

JESSICA BIEL IN CHANEL - Rs 63.6 lakh

As you can imagine, a beaded Chanel gown doesn't come cheap — around Rs 63.6 lakh to be exact.

Image courtesy: Instagram @jessicabiel

MARILYN MONROE - Rs 29.5 core

Few dresses are as iconic as Marilyn Monroe's white pleated dress from The Seven Year Itch. In 2011, it sold for Rs 29.5 crore at an auction in Los Angeles.

Image courtesy: Instagram @marilynmonroe

NICOLE KIDMAN IN DIOR - Rs 12.8 crore

Nicole Kidman was reportedly paid Rs 12.8 crore to wear this yellow, chinoiserie-embroidered Dior gown designed by John Galliano.

Image courtesy: Instagram #nicolekidman

 

From: ELLE UK