"The top is her signature detail, but the silhouettes can be quite different; there''s a flute dress or a frilly ''50s-inspired A-line," the New York Daily News quoted a Westwood rep as saying. The original Lily came to fame after style icon Sarah wore a wedding-gown version in 2008''s 'Sex and the City" movie.
Immediately after the film"s release, the shorter, nonbridal Lily - which goes for 9,875 dollars- sold out worldwide. And thus, Westwood continued to create new versions. And recently, in her spring 2010 line, she featured a fitted, slate-gray version that was sported by Emma Thompson at a movie premiere in London last month. Oscar winner Sandra Bullock rocked a shimmery champagne version of the dress to the People''s Choice Awards and instantly earned rave reviews.
Songstress Leona Lewis went edgy with a patent-leather mini-version of the dress at the American Music Awards. Even budget-friendly retailers, like Topshop and Forever 21, are stocking the sweetheart-corset trend. "The top [of the Lily] is the common feature which is flattering for all silhouettes," added the Westwood rep.