Why Did So Many Designers Rely On This Dress Style At Haute Couture?

If there\'s anything else that lifts our spirits besides a politically charged Cardi B tangent or this video of a baby pug named Pepito, it\'s clothes — specifically, haute couture. No matter where you\'re watching from — the front rows of Paris or via Instagram — couture week delivers unrequited bliss. Though we can\'t afford any of it, we still can\'t help but love it. And it\'s why, in recent seasons, so much of what happens during the week goes viral: Valentino, Celine (Dion), Viktor & Rolf, etc.But one dress — er, one style of dress, we should say — held court over the others. It\'s a dress you\'ve most likely seen before, on Rihanna or Kelsey Lu (you\'re welcome), but probably never pictured yourself in. It\'s cumbersome and boisterous — unapologetically so — and it packs a hefty dry-cleaning fee (if you can figure out how to clean hundreds, if not thousands, of layers of tulle). From Giambattista Valli, who sent a dozen of them down his spring 2019 couture runway, to Jean