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The best dupes of ~that~ yellow dress from How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days

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If you’re like us, one of your favourite rom-coms of all time is How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days. Andie Anderson’s meltdown over the dead love fern? A cinematic masterpiece. Her rendition of Carly Simon’s You’re So Vain? Grammy worthy.

Yes, we don’t think it’s too grandiose a statement to say that this film permanently altered our brain chemistry.

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And our favourite scene, by far, has to be when Andie rocked up to the diamond gala in ~that~ iconic yellow dress.

The frock in question is by Venezuelan fashion designer Carolina Herrera, known for styling former First Ladies of the United States – including Michelle Obama, Jacqueline Onassis, Laura Bush and Melania Trump. 

Despite HTLAGITD hitting screens in 2003 (and available to stream now on Foxtel and Binge), fans are still obsessed with the dress 20 years later.

In fact, you may have even seen the dress make a resurgence on TikTok – with some lucky people managing to find dupes at thrift shops. Ummm, normalise not gatekeeping second-hand clothing stores, we beg you. 

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Iconic. (Credit: Paramount Pictures)
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“And all the girls wish that they’d be Ben’s partner…” (Credit: Paramount Pictures)

The TikTok ‘fit checks’ are commonly accompanied by a soundbite of Andie singing “and all the girls wish that they’d be Ben’s partner…” of course, referring to her beau Benjamin Barry (Matthew McConaughey).

But while all these dress sleuths manage to find these impressive knock-offs at second-hand stores, not even Kate Hudson (who plays Andie) knows where the original dress has ended up. 

“I have no idea where that dress is!” the actress told Elle in 2021. “I know it was Carolina Herrera and our amazing costume designer designed the dress with Carolina’s team. I do not know where it is, but I feel like we should find it!”

Yes!! Please! Particularly as Kate said both she and Matthew would be down to do a sequel

In the meantime, we’ll have to scour the internet (and thrift shops) for the closest dupes we can find.

So, without further ado, here are some of our favourite How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days yellow dress dupes…for you to have your own Andie Anderson moment.

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Nadia Maxi Satin Dress with Back Cowl currently $159, Meshki

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Straight Neck Slip Maxi Dress, currently $119, Meshki

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City Sunset Maxi Dress Yellow, $89.99, Fortunate One 

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Lace Detail Satin Maxi Dress, $149, Meshki

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Arcade Slip Dress by Sovere, $229, The Iconic

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Prima Maxi Dress, $109.95, Showpo

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Capri Diamonte Slip Dress by Bardot, $238.40, Revolve Clothing

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Stream How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days now on Foxtel or Binge

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