Marchesa’s Georgina Chapman and Karen Craig have long been known for their delicate, feminine, frothy creations that blossom on every red carpet from Hollywood to London. I half suspect that when a movie opens big, its lead actress receives a lifetime supply of Marchesa dresses or something because they account for roughly 30% of dresses I see on famous women.

Anyway, now the ladies of Marchesa are taking on the iconic Playboy Bunny design: that stiff, shiny black one-piece associated with the brand’s golden age. To celebrate the launch of the Playboy London club, they’ve done a one-off version of the suit and by the looks of the sketch, it’s a big improvement. Say the ladies:

“We’ve taken our inspiration from the original costume but added Marchesa’s signature details, such as hand draping and embroidery, while staying true to the Playboy Bunny’s classic corset silhouette. The result is a modern, yet feminine interpretation of this legendary look.”

So what do you think? Is it DIY Halloween costume-worthy or… still a Playboy Bunny costume?

(Vogue)