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Is Lena Dunham's Dress a Coincidence or a Copycat?

Aug 26 2014 - 8:39am

Above: Lena Dunham in Giambattista Valli Couture Fall '14 (left); Christian Siriano Spring '10 runway (right).

We're guessing Lena Dunham's dress was among the most memorable of the night for Christian Siriano — and not because he dressed her. In fact, the Girls star chose a frothy tulle Giambattista Valli Couture confection [1] for the Emmys. But that gown caught Siriano's attention [2] for good reason. This morning, the designer tweeted about it:

Remembering this ombré tulle gown from our Spring '10 collection this morning. One of my favorites from the archives! pic.twitter.com/vvGkqTFqeF [3]

— Christian Siriano (@CSiriano) August 26, 2014 [4]

After revisiting Christian's collection, we have to agree that Lena's full skirt — a piece from Giambattista Valli's Fall 2014 Couture collection — bears a striking resemblance to the Spring 2010 look, right down to the tiered tulle layers and red and pink ombré tones. So, we have to ask: in this case, is imitation the sincerest form of flattery, or is this just f*cked up?

Above: Giambattista Valli Couture Fall '14 (left), Christian Siriano Spring '10 runway (right).

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