London: The world’s longest designer dress was unveiled exclusively by a London-based fashion designer Henry Holland at the inauguration ceremony of Trinity Leeds, a shopping centre in United Kingdom.
The longest dress is of 50 feet long silk gown and measures more than 1500 sq. ft. wide and was worn by a Cirque Du Soleil star Colette Morrow sets the new world record for ‘the longest dress’.
Huge crowd was gathered to see the unique creation which emerged from a mammoth gift box suddenly in the central atrium of Trinity Leeds shopping mall.
Holland said the structure of the dress was inspired by insects and their wings, it was layered in yellow and pink polka-dots and thousands of tiny Swarovski crystals were stitched.
“Curating the launch ceremony for Trinity Leeds gave me the opportunity to celebrate fashion in a totally unique way. I was challenged to deliver a spectacular show that would excite Leeds’ shoppers and propel Trinity Leeds into the fashion spotlight,” explained Henry Holland.
Previously, Guinness World Records recognized the world record for the largest dress which measured 150 metres (492 ft 1 in) long and 50 metres (164 ft) wide and was created by Strecy Sankhe of India.
While, the Guinness world record for the longest wedding dress train measured 2488.65 m (8,164 ft 10 in) and was created by Lichel van den Ende of Netherlands.