ASOS mocked for dress that 'looks like Cinderella's rags'

12 February 2019, 11:10

The dress has caused uproar on Twitter
The dress has caused uproar on Twitter. Picture: ASOS

By Polly Foreman

The dress has been reduced from £38 to £15 by the online retailer

ASOS are selling what might be the most questionable dress we've ever seen in our lives - for the bargain price of £15.

The ASOS Curve dress has been slammed on Twitter
The ASOS Curve dress has been slammed on Twitter. Picture: ASOS

The dress, which looks like the one Cinderella wore before she met the fairy godmother, is purple in colour and covered with satin strips - and has been likened to 'rags'.

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In the 1950s Disney film, there's a scene in which the ugly sisters rip up poor Cinderella's late mother's dress after tricking her into thinking she's going to the ball - and the ASOS gown is starkly reminiscent of that...

The dress has been likened to the rags Cinderella wore before going to the ball
The dress has been likened to the rags Cinderella wore before going to the ball. Picture: Disney

Lucie Larousse, a French illustrator, spotted the dress and criticised ASOS for its choice of design for the curve range.

She tweeted: "Asos why do you want girls to dress like Cinderella after her evil stepsisters shredded her dress?"

The dress has been reduced from £38 to £15
The dress has been reduced from £38 to £15. Picture: ASOS

Replying to her tweet, one person wrote: "Cinderella's dress looks better", and another added: "wtf is that even ???".

The Colourblock Satin Midi Dress with Tie Detail, which is sold in sizes 16-24, appears to be struggling to sell - and has been reduced from £38 to £15.

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