Wrap dress

Diane von Fürstenberg

Established 1972

Diane von Fürstenberg, born Diane Simone Michelle Halfin, is a fashion designer mostly known for her iconic wrap dress. She was married to Prince Egon of Fürstenberg and continued to use his family name after their divorce in 1972.

In 1972 Diane von Furstenberg launched her eponymous fashion brand, which is renowned for its signature prints and credited for inventing the wrap dress. A wrap dress is a dress with a front closure formed by wrapping one side across the other. The Fürstenberg wrap dress is consistently knee-length and has long sleeves.

Pictured below is Diana Fürstenberg wearing an early edition of her iconic dress (1976):

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