Woman wears dress made from 5,000 holly leaves
Reality star Katherine Massey donned a festive dress made from leaves.
‘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.”
'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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