AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTEL
The Countess (Lady Gaga)
Red Dragon Clasp Evening Gown
Item # T0793
NEW FEATURED ITEM
This show stopping dress was worn by “The Countess” portrayed by Lady Gaga in the fifth installment (Hotel, 2015) of the hit FX anthology series American Horror Story. This two-piece ensemble is comprised of a red twist bra-style top and flowing twisted panel skirt that connects at the waistline with a ornate silver dragon clasp.
In episode 2 “Chutes and Ladders”, the Countess wears this dress during a 70’s flashback to Studio 54. During the flashback she rides onto the dance floor on a white horse. She has multiple gentlemen holding her 20+ ft. blonde ponytail as she dances and then proceeds up to the balcony where she is seen sucking somebody's blood.
American Horror Story: Hotel is the fifth season of the FX horror anthology television series American Horror Story premiering on October 2015. The plot revolves around the enigmatic Hotel Cortez in Los Angeles, California, that catches the eye of an intrepid homicide detective (Wes Bentley). The Cortez is host to the strange and bizarre, spearheaded by its owner, The Countess (Gaga), who is a bloodsucking vampire fashionista.
The hotel is loosely based on an actual hotel built in 1893 by H. H. Holmes in Chicago, Il. for the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition. The hotel’s floorplan was designed by Holmes to allow for the easy torture, murder and disposal of evidence. This true story became the basis for AHS: Hotel. This season features two murderous threats, the “Ten Commandments Killer”, a serial offender who selects his victims in accordance with biblical teachings, and "the Addiction Demon", who roams the hotel armed with a drill bit dildo.
The dress is in excellent screen worn condition and is accompanied by a letter of authenticity from the costume house.
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