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Woman wears dress made from 5,000 holly leaves

Reality star Katherine Massey donned a festive dress made from leaves.

By Kim Anne Dec 3, 2012 9:52PM

Photo courtesy Louise Thompson/Rex Features

‘Tis the season to be jolly. And full of holiday spirit is reality star Katherine Massey, who donned a festive dress made from 5,000 holly leaves to show off her holiday spirit. 

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Massey, who stars in the show E4, wore the dress, created by a fashion student, to show off her holiday spirit. But festive dressing isn’t easy, she says. 


 “Fashion comes at a price and although I can’t sit down in this dress and the holly leaves are pretty painful, there’s nothing worse than turning up and realizing you’re wearing a similar dress to another party-goer!” she told UK’s Daily Mail.

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Designer Katherine Louise said the process of making the dress wasn’t an easy one, but she was thrilled with the results (after all, it’s definitely one of a kind. she was delighted when she heard Louise would be wearing it.

“Making this dress out of real holly leaves (and hand-stitching 5,000 of them to the dress) was one of the best projects I’ve worked on,” she said. “When I found out that Louise would also be wearing it to a celebrity party, it was a dream come true.”
Louise said she was delighted the 'amazing creation' caught people's eyes.
'I love to wear exclusive pieces that make me stand out from the crowd, especially around Christmas time when I am invited to so many parties.' 

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Photo courtesy Louise Thompson/Rex Features

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