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Project Accessory's Nina Cortes and The Condom Dress

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Comedy writer Bonnie Datt once bought a chainmail vest "for clubbing"—a purchase she later came to lament, once she realized that chainmail wasn't particularly slimming. Inspired by this, she now spends her spare time asking famous people to dish about purchases which they initially loved—but ended up regretting, for Buyer's Remorse.


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Talented jewelry designer Nina Cortes was the runner up to winning the Project Runway spinoff, Project Accessory. The Florida-based designer's hand crafted pieces tend to be beautiful and delicate, two words she would probably never use to describe the dreaded garment she has Buyer's Remorse about.

My total Buyer's Remorse was this dress which I thought was really cute and fashoin-y, but when I brought it home, it kind of reminded me of an ill-fitting condom. It was like a flesh tone leather. In the store I was like, "Ooh this is great." Out of the box? I wear it at home and my boyfriend's looking at me, like, "No." Worst idea ever.

· All Buyer's Remorse Posts [Racked]

· Nina Cortes Jewlery [Official Site]