The highly covetable detailed topper doesn't come with that price tag without a bit of justified explanation about the level of craftsmanship that went into its creation. According to J.Crew — whose similar designs usually cap off around $148, and whose wedding gowns are a price-conscious $595 — "our in-house beading specialist's vision for the embellishment of this design required more than 35,000 crystals, sequins, beads, and paillettes." The details — once zoomed in — are obvious, but what you can't tell is the level of work put into the design. "Each one was carefully applied by hand, a painstaking process that took more than three days to complete."
So, we're talking couture-level quality here. (And this wouldn't be the first time we've spotted a luxury shirt — the $345 Hermès one-pocket number, anyone?) So, while we can't promise we're clicking pre-order just yet, we will be eagerly awaiting this top to go on sale.