Local 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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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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