Vintage Diane Von Furstenberg Wrap Dress │ Target for Furstenberg

I remember thrifting my first (and only) Diane Von Furstenberg wrap dress. It was the year 2013. I’d only been selling vintage for a few years. 

This is it. 

A vintage Diane Von Furstenberg Dress

What I didn’t know - and couldn’t have known - was that these dresses aren’t common. Finding another would be the goal and it still remains a goal unfulfilled. 

After searching through hundreds of thousands of items of clothing since then, I haven't come upon another.

Rare, beautiful, and in-demand, vintage wrap Furstenberg dresses are not common. And many women want them. Furstenberg rose to fame with her famous jersey knit wrap dress in 1974 and the rest is history.

So when Target decided to team up with Furstenberg - something they do with haute couture designers yearly - I had to severely control myself. I wanted to buy them all. Every dress. One of each in my size. 

Look at the displays. 

A target furstenberg display

The wild prints, bright colors, and easy and beautifully draping fabric beckon me. These new dresses are very similar to the 1970s throwback. The quality is not the same but I know that’s not the point. 

The point is to bring a new generation of girls into the knowledge of this designer. And what better way to do that than team up with Target. 

This was the dress I was a few seconds away from purchasing yesterday. It reminds me much of the vintage one I found years ago.

A new Target for Furstenberg dress

In retrospect, I shouldn’t have sold the original vintage dress I found 11 years ago. 

But how would I have known how rare they would be to find? How would I have known that some vintage pieces are once found and never to be found again? 

My young mind thought there would be plenty more. And it wasn't just a naive thought... there should be more to find! And yet, these are hand-me-down quality and classic dresses. Maybe the women who used to wear these are passing them down to their daughters and nieces?

Target Furstenberg Display

Maybe I’ll find another one soon. I’m always looking. And for me to help manifest what I'm looking for, I'm going to say something about it out loud. But in print. 

So let this post be my verbal words as well: I want to find another vintage Diane Von Furstenberg dress!

There I said it.

A row of Target Furstenberg dresses

If you've been to Target to check out the new Furstenberg line, let me know what you think.

There have been many "one-hit wonders" in my life - meaning, I only find one amazing vintage item and haven't found another duplicate since. It's incredible how rare some "un-rare" pieces truly are.

Hopefully, this Furstenberg wrap dress isn't a "one and done" for me.

Hop into Target to take a look. They're all beautiful and vibrant. I sincerely hope to refrain from purchasing one (with my bent more on finding a vintage one) but sometimes (as my once three-year-old oldest son used to say all the time two decades ago), "Sometimes, you just never know."

Ain't that the truth. Sometimes, you just never know.


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