Natalie Portman’s Dior dress took 250 hours to make and it’s gorgeous

Dior sure knows how to create a showstopper of a dress (and a saddle bag for that matter). For Nicole Kidman’s Cannes dress, Maria Grazia Chiuri and her atelier spent a casual 1,000 hours sewing, embellishing and refining to create the look, inspired by a French garden.

Last night, Natalie Portman stepped out in a ballet dancer-inspired tulle gown for the Vox Lux film screening in LA, a look straight off the AW18 runway.

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The dress was however specially made to fit the actress for the occasion, and while it didn’t take as long as Nicole Kidman’s, it still took 250 hours.

It took four seamstresses to sew the 45 metres of tulle together, to create the ballgown style dress which featured a dipped V neck back and full skirt.

Across town, Lady Gaga wore a similar Dior gown to another event, a strapless blush organza affair which took 300 hours to make thanks to its many scalloped layers.

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