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Toilet paper wedding dresses

A model presents a creation by designer Luis Razo of Chicago during the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest in New York June 12, 2014. The materials used to make the dress include eight rolls of Charmin Ultra Soft, tape, glue and thread. There was something old, something new, something borrowed and something double-ply for 10 designers who battled it out for $10,000 and the top prize in the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest held in New York City. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A model presents a creation by designer Luis Razo of Chicago during the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest in New York June 12, 2014. The materials used to make the dress include eight rolls of Charmin Ultra Soft, tape, glue and thread....more

A model presents a creation by designer Luis Razo of Chicago during the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest in New York June 12, 2014. The materials used to make the dress include eight rolls of Charmin Ultra Soft, tape, glue and thread. There was something old, something new, something borrowed and something double-ply for 10 designers who battled it out for $10,000 and the top prize in the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest held in New York City. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Models prepare to present creations during the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest in New York June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Models prepare to present creations during the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest in New York June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Models prepare to present creations during the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest in New York June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Designer Lupe Andrade of Winnetka, California puts the final touches on her creation, worn by model Rosalie Burke, named 'Elizabeth' ahead of the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest in New York June 12, 2014. The materials used to make the dress include 12 rolls of Charmin Ultra Strong, hot glue, mod podge glue, clear tape and thread. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Designer Lupe Andrade of Winnetka, California puts the final touches on her creation, worn by model Rosalie Burke, named 'Elizabeth' ahead of the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest in New York June 12, 2014. The materials used to make the...more

Designer Lupe Andrade of Winnetka, California puts the final touches on her creation, worn by model Rosalie Burke, named 'Elizabeth' ahead of the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest in New York June 12, 2014. The materials used to make the dress include 12 rolls of Charmin Ultra Strong, hot glue, mod podge glue, clear tape and thread. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Designer and model Susan Brennan of Orchard Lake, Michigan presents her dress named "Romance on a Roll" after taking first prize at the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest in New York June 12, 2014. The materials to make the dress include 20 rolls of Charmin Ultra Soft, white and clear tape, Elmer's glue and thread. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Designer and model Susan Brennan of Orchard Lake, Michigan presents her dress named "Romance on a Roll" after taking first prize at the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest in New York June 12, 2014. The materials to make the dress include...more

Designer and model Susan Brennan of Orchard Lake, Michigan presents her dress named "Romance on a Roll" after taking first prize at the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest in New York June 12, 2014. The materials to make the dress include 20 rolls of Charmin Ultra Soft, white and clear tape, Elmer's glue and thread. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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A model presents a creation by designer Katrina Chalifoux named 'Kendall' during the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest in New York June 12, 2014. The materials to make the dress include 28 rolls of Charmin Basic, seven mega rolls of Charmin Ultra Soft, glues, duct tape, medical tape and thread. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A model presents a creation by designer Katrina Chalifoux named 'Kendall' during the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest in New York June 12, 2014. The materials to make the dress include 28 rolls of Charmin Basic, seven mega rolls of...more

A model presents a creation by designer Katrina Chalifoux named 'Kendall' during the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest in New York June 12, 2014. The materials to make the dress include 28 rolls of Charmin Basic, seven mega rolls of Charmin Ultra Soft, glues, duct tape, medical tape and thread. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Designer Julie Hass of Stockton, Illinois puts the final touches on her creation, worn by Jewel Howard of Iowa, named 'Jubilee' during the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest in New York June 12, 2014. The materials used to make the dress include 25 rolls of Charmin Ultra Soft, three rolls of Charmin Ultra Strong, glues, duct tape, strapping tape, glitter tape and thread. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Designer Julie Hass of Stockton, Illinois puts the final touches on her creation, worn by Jewel Howard of Iowa, named 'Jubilee' during the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest in New York June 12, 2014. The materials used to make the dress...more

Designer Julie Hass of Stockton, Illinois puts the final touches on her creation, worn by Jewel Howard of Iowa, named 'Jubilee' during the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest in New York June 12, 2014. The materials used to make the dress include 25 rolls of Charmin Ultra Soft, three rolls of Charmin Ultra Strong, glues, duct tape, strapping tape, glitter tape and thread. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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A model presents a creation by designer Mimoza Haska of Surfside Beach, South Carolina during the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest in New York June 12, 2014. The materials used to make the dress 28 rolls of Charmin Ultra Soft, glues, clear tape and thread. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A model presents a creation by designer Mimoza Haska of Surfside Beach, South Carolina during the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest in New York June 12, 2014. The materials used to make the dress 28 rolls of Charmin Ultra Soft, glues,...more

A model presents a creation by designer Mimoza Haska of Surfside Beach, South Carolina during the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest in New York June 12, 2014. The materials used to make the dress 28 rolls of Charmin Ultra Soft, glues, clear tape and thread. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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A model presents a creation by designer Terri Glover during the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest in New York June 12, 2014. The materials to make the dress include five mega rolls of Charmin Ultra Strong, glues, duct tape, clear tape, invisible tape and thread. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A model presents a creation by designer Terri Glover during the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest in New York June 12, 2014. The materials to make the dress include five mega rolls of Charmin Ultra Strong, glues, duct tape, clear tape,...more

A model presents a creation by designer Terri Glover during the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest in New York June 12, 2014. The materials to make the dress include five mega rolls of Charmin Ultra Strong, glues, duct tape, clear tape, invisible tape and thread. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Designer and model Susan Brennan of Orchard Lake, Michigan is helped by an assistant during the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest in New York June 12, 2014. Brennan won the contest for her dress named 'Romance on a Roll' which transforms from a wedding to party dress. The materials to make the dress include 20 rolls of Charmin Ultra Soft, white and clear tape, Elmer's glue and thread. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Designer and model Susan Brennan of Orchard Lake, Michigan is helped by an assistant during the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest in New York June 12, 2014. Brennan won the contest for her dress named 'Romance on a Roll' which transforms...more

Designer and model Susan Brennan of Orchard Lake, Michigan is helped by an assistant during the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest in New York June 12, 2014. Brennan won the contest for her dress named 'Romance on a Roll' which transforms from a wedding to party dress. The materials to make the dress include 20 rolls of Charmin Ultra Soft, white and clear tape, Elmer's glue and thread. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Designer and model Susan Brennan of Orchard Lake, Michigan is helped by an assistant while modeling during the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest in New York June 12, 2014. Brennan won the contest for her dress named 'Romance on a Roll' which transforms from a wedding to party dress. The materials to make the dress include 20 rolls of Charmin Ultra Soft, white and clear tape, Elmer's glue and thread. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Designer and model Susan Brennan of Orchard Lake, Michigan is helped by an assistant while modeling during the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest in New York June 12, 2014. Brennan won the contest for her dress named 'Romance on a Roll'...more

Designer and model Susan Brennan of Orchard Lake, Michigan is helped by an assistant while modeling during the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest in New York June 12, 2014. Brennan won the contest for her dress named 'Romance on a Roll' which transforms from a wedding to party dress. The materials to make the dress include 20 rolls of Charmin Ultra Soft, white and clear tape, Elmer's glue and thread. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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A model wearing a creation by designer Terri Glover named 'Whimsy' holds a bouquet of flowers during the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest in New York June 12, 2014. The materials used to make the dress include five mega rolls of Charmin Ultra Strong, glue, duct tape, clear tape, invisible tape and thread. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A model wearing a creation by designer Terri Glover named 'Whimsy' holds a bouquet of flowers during the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest in New York June 12, 2014. The materials used to make the dress include five mega rolls of Charmin...more

A model wearing a creation by designer Terri Glover named 'Whimsy' holds a bouquet of flowers during the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest in New York June 12, 2014. The materials used to make the dress include five mega rolls of Charmin Ultra Strong, glue, duct tape, clear tape, invisible tape and thread. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Model Jewel Howard of Iowa presents a creation named 'Jubilee' by designer Julie Hass during the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest in New York June 12, 2014. The materials used to make the dress include 25 rolls of Charmin Ultra Soft, three rolls of Charmin Ultra Strong, glues, duct tape, strapping tape, glitter tape and thread. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Model Jewel Howard of Iowa presents a creation named 'Jubilee' by designer Julie Hass during the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest in New York June 12, 2014. The materials used to make the dress include 25 rolls of Charmin Ultra Soft,...more

Model Jewel Howard of Iowa presents a creation named 'Jubilee' by designer Julie Hass during the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest in New York June 12, 2014. The materials used to make the dress include 25 rolls of Charmin Ultra Soft, three rolls of Charmin Ultra Strong, glues, duct tape, strapping tape, glitter tape and thread. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Designers and models prepare to compete in the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest in New York June 12, 2014. Model Melissa August (R) of District of Columbia is seen wearing a dress named 'Audrey' by designer Amber Mills. The materials used to make the dress include half roll of Charmin Ultra Strong, four rolls of vintage Charmin Blue, four rolls of vintage Charmin Aqua Blue, one-third roll of vintage Charmin green, tapes, glues and thread. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Designers and models prepare to compete in the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest in New York June 12, 2014. Model Melissa August (R) of District of Columbia is seen wearing a dress named 'Audrey' by designer Amber Mills. The materials...more

Designers and models prepare to compete in the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest in New York June 12, 2014. Model Melissa August (R) of District of Columbia is seen wearing a dress named 'Audrey' by designer Amber Mills. The materials used to make the dress include half roll of Charmin Ultra Strong, four rolls of vintage Charmin Blue, four rolls of vintage Charmin Aqua Blue, one-third roll of vintage Charmin green, tapes, glues and thread. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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A model presents a creation by designer Katrina Chalifoux named 'Kendall' during the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest in New York June 12, 2014. The materials to make the dress include 28 rolls of Charmin Basic, seven mega rolls of Charmin Ultra Soft, glues, duct tape, medical tape and thread. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A model presents a creation by designer Katrina Chalifoux named 'Kendall' during the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest in New York June 12, 2014. The materials to make the dress include 28 rolls of Charmin Basic, seven mega rolls of...more

A model presents a creation by designer Katrina Chalifoux named 'Kendall' during the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest in New York June 12, 2014. The materials to make the dress include 28 rolls of Charmin Basic, seven mega rolls of Charmin Ultra Soft, glues, duct tape, medical tape and thread. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Designer Lupe Andrade (R) of Winnetka, California puts the final touches on her creation worn by model Rosalie Burke named 'Elizabeth' during the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest in New York June 12, 2014. The materials used to make the dress include 12 rolls of Charmin Ultra Strong, hot glue, mod podge glue, clear tape and thread. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Designer Lupe Andrade (R) of Winnetka, California puts the final touches on her creation worn by model Rosalie Burke named 'Elizabeth' during the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest in New York June 12, 2014. The materials used to make the...more

Designer Lupe Andrade (R) of Winnetka, California puts the final touches on her creation worn by model Rosalie Burke named 'Elizabeth' during the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest in New York June 12, 2014. The materials used to make the dress include 12 rolls of Charmin Ultra Strong, hot glue, mod podge glue, clear tape and thread. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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A model (R) presents a creation by designer Frank Cazares of Anaheim, California during the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest in New York June 12, 2014. The materials used to make the dress include 22 rolls of Charmin Ultra Strong, hot glue and Elmer's glue. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A model (R) presents a creation by designer Frank Cazares of Anaheim, California during the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest in New York June 12, 2014. The materials used to make the dress include 22 rolls of Charmin Ultra Strong, hot...more

A model (R) presents a creation by designer Frank Cazares of Anaheim, California during the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest in New York June 12, 2014. The materials used to make the dress include 22 rolls of Charmin Ultra Strong, hot glue and Elmer's glue. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Designer and model Susan Brennan of Orchard Lake, Michigan is helped by assistants ahead of the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest in New York June 12, 2014. Brennan won the contest for her dress named 'Romance on a Roll'. The materials to make the dress include 20 rolls of Charmin Ultra Soft, white and clear tape, Elmer's glue and thread. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Designer and model Susan Brennan of Orchard Lake, Michigan is helped by assistants ahead of the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest in New York June 12, 2014. Brennan won the contest for her dress named 'Romance on a Roll'. The materials...more

Designer and model Susan Brennan of Orchard Lake, Michigan is helped by assistants ahead of the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest in New York June 12, 2014. Brennan won the contest for her dress named 'Romance on a Roll'. The materials to make the dress include 20 rolls of Charmin Ultra Soft, white and clear tape, Elmer's glue and thread. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Model Melissa August of District of Columbia presents a creation named 'Audrey' by designer Amber Mills ahead of the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest in New York June 12, 2014.  The materials used to make the dress include half roll of Charmin Ultra Strong, four rolls of vintage Charmin Blue, four rolls of vintage Charmin Aqua Blue, one-third roll of vintage Charmin green, tapes, glues and thread. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Model Melissa August of District of Columbia presents a creation named 'Audrey' by designer Amber Mills ahead of the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest in New York June 12, 2014. The materials used to make the dress include half roll of...more

Model Melissa August of District of Columbia presents a creation named 'Audrey' by designer Amber Mills ahead of the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest in New York June 12, 2014. The materials used to make the dress include half roll of Charmin Ultra Strong, four rolls of vintage Charmin Blue, four rolls of vintage Charmin Aqua Blue, one-third roll of vintage Charmin green, tapes, glues and thread. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Designer and model Susan Brennan of Orchard Lake, Michigan wears her creation named 'Romance on a Roll' as she speaks to the media at the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest in New York June 12, 2014. Brennan won the contest. The materials to make the dress include 20 rolls of Charmin Ultra Soft, white and clear tape, Elmer's glue and thread. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Designer and model Susan Brennan of Orchard Lake, Michigan wears her creation named 'Romance on a Roll' as she speaks to the media at the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest in New York June 12, 2014. Brennan won the contest. The materials...more

Designer and model Susan Brennan of Orchard Lake, Michigan wears her creation named 'Romance on a Roll' as she speaks to the media at the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest in New York June 12, 2014. Brennan won the contest. The materials to make the dress include 20 rolls of Charmin Ultra Soft, white and clear tape, Elmer's glue and thread. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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A model presents a creation by designer Frank Cazares of Anaheim, California during the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest in New York June 12, 2014. The materials used to make the dress include 22 rolls of Charmin Ultra Strong, hot glue and Elmer's glue. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A model presents a creation by designer Frank Cazares of Anaheim, California during the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest in New York June 12, 2014. The materials used to make the dress include 22 rolls of Charmin Ultra Strong, hot glue...more

A model presents a creation by designer Frank Cazares of Anaheim, California during the 10th annual toilet paper wedding dress contest in New York June 12, 2014. The materials used to make the dress include 22 rolls of Charmin Ultra Strong, hot glue and Elmer's glue. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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