Anne Hathaway Is Alive Because of a Diane Von Furstenberg Wrap Dress

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Well well welllllll...Anne Hathahaters and Anne Hathalovers and Anne HathasheseemsfineandniceIdon'treallyhavethoughtsabouther now have an article of clothing to blame/delight in/feel ambivalently about. Hathaway's mother has revealed that without Diane Von Furstenberg's wrap dress, there would be no Anne Hathaway.

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As the Wall Street Journal reports, and as the New York Observer points out, while answering a question she's answered for the thousandth time about her invention the wrap dress ("How would you describe the wrap dress's staying power?") Von Furstenberg actually told a delightful little anecdote:

"Last year, I did a thing for women nominees at the Oscars and I was hosting a lunch with [actress] Anne Hathaway. Prior to the lunch she introduced me to her mother, and her mother said, 'I have to tell you something that she doesn't even know.' She said, 'Well, I seduced her father in a wrap dress. As a matter of fact she may have been conceived in one.' Then Anne says to her mother, 'Is that the one with the tulip print?' She kept the dress!"

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(Note: The photo at top is of Anne Hathaway in a DVF dress in 2008 but it is clearly not THE dress. That would be gross.)

Image via Franco Origlia/Getty

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Oh man, when that dress first came out, back in the seventeenth century, I was SO excited!! I tried it on... and looked like an Amish person trying to avoid vanity and pride, Or a sad cafeteria worker. I am probably the only woman in the world who looked like ass in that dress