10 Fine-Art Inspired Dresses To Turn Any Closet Into A Museum

Alexander McQueen's 1999 Spring/Summer runway show concluded with a bang when a model wearing a voluminous white, pleated dress strutted down the catwalk only to be surrounded and attacked by paint-splattering robots. When it was all over, the model was a bit frazzled, but the no-longer-white dress looked better than ever! It was a beautiful, raw and fantastic interpretation of the relationship between art and fashion.

Hostile, paint-splattering robots aside, fashion is art. And in an ever so slightly more literal homage to McQueen's vision, I've paired ten of history's greatest works of art with dresses that look like they might have leapt out of the frame.

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Egon Schiele - Fräulein Beer, 1914

Excuse me, floating woman, where'd you get your dress?