UK artist re-creates £6K John Giuliano dress worn by Kim Kardashian for £5


Artist recreates a £5,000 John Galliano gown worn by Kim Kardashian for simply £5 by PAINTING a Misguided frock she purchased second-hand on-line

  • Kate Olivia Mottershaw, 28, from London re-created a £5,000 gown for £5
  • She purchased a gown on a classic web site then used paint to recreate the print 
  • Artist began out doing wall artwork for purchasers whereas working in retail 

An artist challenged herself to create a model of a £5,000 designer gown worn by Kim Kardashian for less than £5. 

Kate Olivia Mottershaw, 28, of London, began the Kate Illustrate TikTok web page the place she showcases her paintings to followers. 

One in all her newest tasks was a re-creation of a John Galliano gown worn by Kim Kardashian on a visit to Rome. 

Kim Kardashian in the John Galliano frock

An artist challenged herself to create a model of a £5,000 designer gown worn by Kim Kardashian (proper) for less than £5. Pictured, Kate in her hand-painted model of the gown (left)  

The silk slip gown from the eclectic designer, usually worn in celeb circles, featured cherries, butterflies and faces.

Kate advised FEMAIL: ‘I did not wish to ‘copy’ the gown like for like, however I used to be impressed to make one thing related. 

‘I liked the cherries, the girl birds and butterflies however added pink florals as an alternative of feminine faces (that are on the unique gown).  I’m so proud of the general consequence.’

Kate, who has additionally replicated attire worn by different members of the Kardashian clan, purchased the Missguided white gown for £5 on Vinted, and used leather-based paint so as to add the small print.

Kate on her channel Kate Illustrate, asserting she is going to problem herself to re-create an identical garment to the classic John Galliano worn by Kardashian in Rome

The £5 Missguided gown was from Vinted and was painted on utilizing leather-based paints Kate has used on Doc Martens and leather-based jackets

The beautiful work was met with delight from followers who stated they even ‘most well-liked’ Kate’s model to the unique

She stated: ‘I used leather-based paints that I’ve had for years as a result of bridal jackets I provide with my work.’

On the finish of the video Kate showcases the gown, which seems to be gorgeous. Some followers stated ‘I really desire this model’ upon watching the clip. 

Kate did not count on the optimistic response from her clip saying: ‘If you publish on social media you at all times hope to seize folks’s consideration after placing an enormous quantity of effort and time into creating not simply the gown, however the movies which go alongside it. 

‘So it is good to obtain this kind of recognition, particularly with one thing which I’ve loved creating.’ 

For the previous three years Kate has been portray on leather-based jackets, Dr.Martens boots and trainers for weddings. 

She then determined she ‘needed to create one thing for herself’. 

Kate showed off her stunning skills using the leather paint to create a one-of-a-kind dress

Kate confirmed off her gorgeous expertise utilizing the leather-based paint to create a one-of-a-kind gown

Kate shows clips of the process on TikTok

Kate has been painting leather jackets and Doc Martens for three years

Kate, who additionally hosts calligraphy lessons has at all times had a ardour for artwork and graduated from Leeds College with an Arts and Design diploma, she started her journey in her spare time while working in retail and now does artwork full-time

She initially noticed a gown worn by Kylie Jenner that she wore at Kourtney Kardashian’s wedding ceremony this 12 months.

She stated: ‘I made a decision that I needed it so, I challenged myself to color it and because of this I adore it and needed to color extra.’

Kate graduated from Leeds College with a level in artwork and design however doing work on the aspect while in retail she gained the boldness to observe her ardour. 

She advised FEMAIL: ‘I at all times knew I needed to work in Artwork. I’ve at all times centered on this all through my schooling. While working in retail, I began to create wall murals for purchasers on a weekend. 

‘This gave me the boldness to begin Kate Illustrate and increase into different areas resembling calligraphy.’ 

Kate holds calligraphy lessons and wall and window artwork which she has spent hours creating. 

She stated ‘My wall and window artwork is one thing I am extraordinarily happy with. With the ability to assist native companies to face out when excessive road retailers are struggling is superb to have the ability to do.’ 

You may view Kate’s gorgeous work on her web site

A spotlight of her job is the calligraphy lessons that she presently runs. The artist provides these within the Ribble Valley (Close to Clitheroe), Manchester and a particular London class which she’s holding at EL&N close to Harrods on the twenty fourth August this 12 months. 


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