One of Duchess Meghan‘s most iconic pieces of apparel is heading to a museum.
The museum’s accolade is annually selected by a leading industry authority who chooses a dress representative of the past year’s prevailing mood in fashion and culture. This year, Dazed magazine’s editor in chief, Ibrahim Kamara, and art director, Gareth Wrighton, bestowed the award.
“In today’s hyper-stylised pop culture, the Dress of the Year now has the potential to also be ‘meme of the year’ and we both latched upon Meghan and Harry’s now iconic interview with Oprah as the definitive anti-establishment moment that will forever endure in the British collective consciousness,” the duo said in a statement, per a press release.
“Meghan’s wrap dress by Armani, worn to showcase a divine pregnancy, framed the Duchess in black against the bountiful landscaping of Tyler Perry’s Hollywood garden. This look now, through sheer association with a viral television moment, is firmly engrained in our pop culture psyche,” they added.
For the highly anticipated Oprah with Meghan and Harry: A CBS Primetime Special—during which Harry and Meghan spoke to Winfrey about their decision to step back as working members of the royal family and relocate to California—the duchess wore the sweeping silk georgette dress…