Purple Satin all over the place….Oh My!

In reading blogs this week I noticed a trend towards purple, satin and lady like dresses. Look at Scarlett Johansson at the 58th Berlinale Film Festival:

Stunning I thought.

Then I came upon this in In Style’s The Look section:

Talk about Hollywood royalty! Regal purple satin is the latest fabric to adorn red-carpet princesses. “I love feeling womanly,” Anne Hathaway told In Style. In her formfitting Dolce & Gabbana bustier dress (also donned by Fergie), Hathaway lived up to her promise. Those who want to follow her lead must think fit—a too-small satin dress will accentuate every lump and bump. “[Hathaway] still likes being Cinderella for the night,” stylist Rachel Zoe has said. Well, if the glass slipper fits….

Derek Lam silk kimono dress, $1690; at net-a-porter.com.

Then I realized why I loved these dresses all along. I had bought a similar dress and have it on sale in my eBay store. It isn’t my size otherwise I would be wearing it and none of you would have a chance to own it…..But alas I’ve gained more than my fair share of winter padding ;). So it is available for any of you would like to get on the Purple Lady-like bandwagon. Here is the dress:

You can buy it here: Barneys NY Silk A-Line Dress

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