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Balenciaga Hostess jacquard and leather dress £2,650 at Matches >>>

Does this dress look familiar? It may be that you've seen it before, with an added splash of red, on a very famous face at the 2012 MET Costume Institute Gala...

The retail version has been diluted when it comes to colour, with black and white leather panels instead of Kristen Stewart's navy and red. It looks like the light-reflecting sparkle on the upper section of Kristen's dress has been ditched too, in favour of a plainer black and white jacquard.

You'd think, with those changes and omissions, that maybe the price would come down into affordable territory? Alas, this is Balenciaga, and K-Stew chic evidently does not come cheap. You'll still need two and a half grand if you want this cocktail frock to be yours.

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