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Candy Wrapper Dresses Go Mainstream at Prom & Port Authority

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Candy wrapper dresses seem to be all the rage these days.

From the dance floors at high school proms in Garner, Iowa to a handmade 600-wrapper Peanut M&Ms dress (above) on display in, uh, New York's Port Authority Bus Terminal (for Earth Day, not just for kicks) everybody's doing it. Kind of.

· Elizabeth Rasmuson: Gum Wrapper Prom Dress Made By Iowa Teen [HuffPost]
Upcycled Gown Made From Discarded Peanut M&M Wrappers [PSFK]