• Guo Pei: the Chinese designer who made Rihanna's omelette dress

    1 month ago - By The Guardian

    She went viral when a pop star wore her at the 2015 Met Gala. Now the Beijing native is the subject of a book, a documentary and an exhibition. Here, she talks about her ‘completely unexpected' rise to fame Chinese designer Guo Pei had been creating couture for more than 30 years when Rihanna stepped on to the red carpet in an extraordinary yellow cape two years ago. Dubbed the omelette dress for its striking resemblance to brunch, it went viral and made the world notice Guo's work. The dress wasn't designed for Rihanna. In fact, it had been sitting in Guo's studio for three years when the...
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