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Dallas House of Blues Goes Black for Iconic Designer Dress Competition | Culture Map Dallas

Dallas House of Blues goes black for iconic designer dress competitionLocal style setters descended on the House of Blues Dallas for the Little Black Dress Designer fashion show and competition… LBBD founder Jeff Shell transformed the popular concert venue into a chic runway straight out of a scene from New York Fashion Week…

In addition to bragging rights, winners were awarded a portion of $34,000 in scholarships, so this was more than fun and games for these students. Their charge: reinvent the iconic LBD, a staple in women’s wardrobes for decades. As models wearing the top 10 looks strutted down the runway, front-row VIPs clapped and nodded in approval… Read More at Culture Map Dallas ↠

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Dallas Woman Creates Award-Winning Wedding Gown Out of Most Unexpected Material | Culture Map Dallas

Dallas woman creates award-winning wedding gown out of most unexpected material Amber Mills, a 31-year-old Hurst woman, recently created a wedding gown out of bathroom tissue — and it was impressive enough to land her a third-place prize in the Cheap-Chic-Weddings.com 10th Annual Toilet Paper Wedding Dress Contest sponsored by Charmin.

Contestants were tasked with making a wedding dress and headpiece using only Charmin brand toilet paper, tape, glue, and a needle and thread. It also had to be worn by a real person. Mills, who decided on a vintage theme inspired by old Hollywood glamour, upped the ante by only using vintage blue and green toilet paper she found on eBay…

The Hurst mom received $2,500 for her third-place finish and plans to use the money to catch up on bills and buy a new purse.

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