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Roland Mouret Collaboration With Couture Lab Is Crazy-Expensive (PHOTOS)

The genius of designer collaborations is that they bring expensive, high-end designer styles to the masses at a more affordable price.

At least that's the logic, right? So imagine our disappointment when we read that Roland Mouret was launching a new collaboration line of dresses... that will each cost more than our monthly rent.

Roland Mouret for Couture Lab is a semi-couture collection, meaning that the dresses were handmade and in limited number, yet available online for anyone willing to pony up $7,000. According to Vogue UK, there are only four dress styles. Each uses vintage French lace so expensive and delicate that only three dresses of each style were created for a total of 12 dresses.

In other words, a rush for these babies would crash Couture Lab's website faster than you can say "Missoni for Target." But there probably won't be a rush, seeing as the cheapest dress of the collection goes for $6,984 and the most expensive rings in at $11,770.

Hold onto those credit cards, ladies. See the dresses below and click to if you're interested in actually buying one.


roland mouret collaboration

roland mouret collaboration

roland mouret collaboration

roland mouret collaboration

Check out some more affordable designer collabs:

Karl Lagerfeld for H&M, 2004

A History Of Designer Collaborations

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