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American recording artist and actress, jennifer Lopez wore an exotic green, versace silk chiffon dress to the 42nd Grammy Awards ceremony on February 23, 2000. The sheer fabric was printed with a tropical leaf and bamboo pattern, and cut with a very low neckline extending well past Lopez's navel, while the waist of the dress was studded with citrines.
This garment instantly received significant global media coverage, and has been cited along with. Elizabeth Hurley's black Versace dress as one of the most high-profile dresses that made the designer Versace a household name. In addition, this dress was described as a turning point in designer.
Donatella Versace 's career after the death of her brother. It was chosen by the fashion journalist. Lisa Armstrong to represent 2000. jennifer in the, fashion Museum of Bath 's, dress of the Year collection, at which point it was described as a key example of the close relationship between fashions, celebrities and publicity.
Another duplicate is displayed. The Grammy Museum while as of 2015, Lopez still owns the original gown. In 2015, fifteen years since Lopez first wore it, the dress is still inextricably associated with her and Versace.
Contents, background edit, before becoming famous on the red carpet of the Grammy Awards, the dress was presented on the catwalk by model. Amber Valletta 1 and was also featured in Versace's main advertising campaign that year; Steven Meisel also photographed it on Valletta. 2 3, andrea Lieberman, Lopez's stylist at the time, remarked, "Versace and Jennifer Lopez belonged together.
It was really natural." 4, in 2000, the dress had a market value of about 15,000. 5, spice Girl, geri Halliwell wore the same dress to the. NRJ Music Awards in France in January 2000, around a month before Jennifer Lopez wore it; however, in doing so she failed to receive the same amount of global attention as Lopez did.
6 The designer herself also wore it to a Met Gala on 6 December 1999. 7 Lopez arrived on the red carpet of the 42nd Grammy Awards in the company of then-boyfriend Sean Combs ; he was dressed in a gray suit.