Vulvas are really beautiful. Their petals and folds are so mesmerizing that, removed from the context of a body, you may not even notice you’re looking at a vulva. We can’t be sure that’s what happened to designer Wayne Cooper when he made the Sahara Beaded maxi dress, but one thing is for sure—this dress definitely looks like a vulva. (Or nipples.)
According to the UK’s Daily Mail, the vagina dress is “taking the Internet by storm,” but so far the storm seems pretty contained. Facebook user School Mum posted a picture of herself wearing it with the hashtag #dressfail and in the almost 3,000 comments, other women followed suit.
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The vagina dress is $219 if you want to buy it. But then the conundrum—how to style such a glamorous item? Here are some suggestions:
Jaya Saxena is a lifestyle writer and editor whose work focuses primarily on women's issues and web culture. Her writing has appeared in GQ, ELLE, the Toast, the New Yorker, Tthe Hairpin, BuzzFeed, Racked, Eater, Catapult, and others. She is the co-author of 'Dad Magazine,' the author of 'The Book Of Lost Recipes,' and the co-author of 'Basic Witches.'