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From Project Runway to Real Runway

He is quite the little ego maniac, but Project Runway's Christian may be onto something. In this week's episode, he used Reese's wrappers to make a texturized dress; one that made me think it was straight off the real-life runway. Lo and behold, I wasn't too far off. This Burberry Prorsum Rosette embroidered dress ($4,295) looks remarkably similar — and it was in fact, a part of the Burberry runway collection. I'm kind of loving that you can get a costly runway look with a few thousand candy wrappers. But also, is a textured look like this wearable?

Photos courtesy of Bravo

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pandahugs pandahugs 8 years
I like the neckline of the project runway dress way better. The Burberry dress looks a bit old to me.
mme-sky mme-sky 8 years
I agree with those who said this wold work on someone without curves --- otherwise you'd just be adding bulk to your bulky spots. I also really like Christian --- he makes good TV w/ his snide little comments. And I suppose he should have some ego since he's always done like 2 hours before deadline.
bigestivediscuit bigestivediscuit 8 years
I definitely think it's wearable - I can see the Burberry dress on someone like Rachel Bilson or Kate Hudson (like Daisie said, someone without a lot of curves).
duchess208 duchess208 8 years
I don't like them. and the Project Runway dress does look like a very cheap version of the Burberry. It's very Forever 21 vs. the real thing.
paine paine 8 years
its nice..granted christian is verygood, but liking him!? please... hes a ego-centered person, that badmouths every other designer as their work, and thinks his stuff is the only one worth it out of the bunch.
paine paine 8 years
its nice.. granted christian is verygood, but liking him!? please... hes a ego-centered person, that badmouths every other designer as their work, and thinks his stuff is the only one worth it out of the bunch.
breakbrooklyn breakbrooklyn 8 years
definitely creative but i still don't like it
xredDKNYframes xredDKNYframes 8 years
It is a very creative dress. I don't think anyone could ever wear the dress and look pretty. Still it is a very interesting concept.
1stharbinger 1stharbinger 8 years
I think a textured dress it totally wearable, almost like a plaid. But I don't like Christian's dress just because it fits badly, which is weird because he is such a good tailor that his stuff normally fits perfectly. But this one floats away from her body. DO you see that bulge below her hands in that picture? and the fact that her boobs are completely lost. It's just not figure flattering. It almost reminds me of Andre's "doormat" garden party dress from last season (or the season before that... can't remember which)
thewavingcat thewavingcat 8 years
christian is a genius.
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
I love Christian, he and Kit are my favs!! ♥
cocobutter11 cocobutter11 8 years
Its nice
preete preete 8 years
IT's nice but not the one which I would like at the first glance.
preete preete 8 years
yeah !!!!! Its creative .
cocca cocca 8 years
i love christian! he is too funny to me! he is also a great and very fast designer ;) i loved that dress he chose to make!
chellybean chellybean 8 years
Hidge. I don't care what your justification is, those dresses are hid-e-ous. That's pretty much the end of it.
AngelGrl135 AngelGrl135 8 years
i luv christian and his attitude!!! we're both 21 so I think maybe i just get his sense of humor....
emalove emalove 8 years
I don't like it, but it IS very creative...
cassie4mark cassie4mark 8 years
I think Christian's idea was pretty genius considering they only had 5 minutes to plan their designs.. I also liked the twizzlers dress
cocobutter11 cocobutter11 8 years
It is very creative
Daisie Daisie 8 years
I think this dress would only look good on someone without curves.
veronicaraye veronicaraye 8 years
its nice...but not something I would love at first glance
Professorluv Professorluv 8 years
Pretty funny!Nice going Christian!
RoyalBlueMoss RoyalBlueMoss 8 years
Love Burberry and love the dress.
kitkatherine kitkatherine 8 years
christian is pretty amazing, i think he's a character. and he makes great stuff. for being out of candy wrappers, that is a niceee dress.
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