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Donated dress used in “Crazy Rich Asians” to the US History Museum

Washington, Marchesa – The seal donated to the National Museum of American History a dress worn by Rachel Chu, the protagonist of the film “Crazy Rich Asians” played by the actress Constance Wu, which will be presented this Saturday at an event in Los Angeles , local media reported.

The garment, of Greek style and reaching down to the ground, was made of light blue tulle with floral appliques and features a deep V-neckline and tight waist, the Smithsonian Institution, which runs the museum, explained in a statement, according to the publication. The Hill.

“This blue suit is part of a crucial moment in the plot of the film in which Rachel Chu”, reads the press release, when she relates that the protagonist attends dressed in that attire to a high profile wedding in a challenge to Eleanor Young, played by Michelle Yeoh, the mother of her boyfriend in the movie.

The party dress was designed for the Fall 2016 collection of Marchesa, the New York-based firm and co-directed by Georgina Chapman, who was the wife of film producer Harvey Weinstein for ten years.

The information indicates that the creation, originally designed with long sleeves that the production of the film decided to withdraw, will be presented this Saturday in Los Angeles in an event that will highlight the contributions of the Americans of Asia and the Pacific to the history and country culture.

“Crazy Rich Asians” became the first film of a great Hollywood studio led by an Asian cast from “The Club of the Good Star” (1993), a film by filmmaker Wayne Wang.
Following the classic schemes of romantic comedy, this film tells the story of a young girl who falls in love in New York with one of the richest men in Singapore.

The novel “Crazy Rich Asians” is part of a trilogy signed by the writer Kevin Kwan that complete the books “China Rich Girlfriend” and “Rich People Problems”.

Warner Bros. has the rights to adapt the complete trilogy to the cinema. (EFEUSA)

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