Creative Alternatives to That Expensive Wedding Dress

ABC's Tina Trinh learns how designers fashioned wedding dresses from toilet paper.
2:47 | 06/13/14

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-- accuse prime time for weddings this month an entire wedding industry kicks into high gear. And has every bride -- a centerpiece of any wedding is the wedding dress for the cost of wedding dresses are skyrocketing some dresses designers. Are getting pretty creative these days really really creative and ABC -- trend shows us. The wedding dress. Gorgeous contraction -- and school that on average will cost. Rights to eat -- an 81 lawyers. We thought it was money down -- -- that turns out you have to go much further away for inspiration. Threat that toilet paper wedding dress contest here in New York City it's sponsored by Sharman and ladies and if you're in the market for a cheap chic wedding dress let me tell you -- you need is a limited could favor and a lot of tape. Yes the very same material used -- take care of business. Potentially take care -- -- rise on every day. Created by chic chic weddings dot com. The contest. In its tenth year and showcases some incredibly resourceful uses for the humble material we came up again here because -- -- fashioned it after the popular toilet paper wedding dress. -- -- Of course these stresses take that game -- -- whole another level. Some of what exactly does it take to make a wedding dress out of toilet paper -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- And what happens if it rains on the big day -- You just -- make them make it work it -- gonna happen with it went it's something different and it's just have fun to write my calendar risked their entire wardrobe. Which wedding costs rising. It might just -- A little bit. Seeing a trend ABC news New York. You can't tell MTV look and -- and now is just fantastic -- ratings put an arrangement now. You asked the winner -- 101000 dollars with -- from the. Yeah apparently. Contest started ten years ago one of the designers is a former winner of the competition explained -- -- -- toilet paper is hard because it's. Grips easy and it doesn't strike lesion site -- yet be real careful about my height my parents are from India and so what -- -- -- we're sorry. And you -- to -- -- it was like the worst recession friends that we weren't working and my -- cost 45 dollars and my mother cried she thought it was like so embarrassing that it was like so she'd be good for you -- -- -- it -- and did you have the Henna tattoos and loving -- you didn't attitude and it tattoos and but. It yeah it was a very elaborate. Beautiful wedding dress but I can't get over I don't there it was not have a shot on your FaceBook that we can pull up later. City Keenan and minerals unit that's -- -- and we we -- but -- about Michael.

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