The English Ladies Co - Gypsy Brides, Porcelain Doll Figurine, by Thelma Madine

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The English Ladies Co - Gypsy Brides, Porcelain Doll Figurine, by Thelma Madine

Liverpool dressmaker Thelma Madine has created a dress made entirely from human hair. The size 6 dress, which took eight people over 300 hours to complete, uses 250 metres of hair and weighs 15 stone (95kg). Eight designers from Thelma's dress shop Nico's Dressmakers, which featured on the Channel Four series My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding, spent 12 days making the dress. The dress with a price tag of more than £50,000 includes 1500 crystals and 12 underskirts.

The week in pictures: 18 November 2011

Liverpool dressmaker Thelma Madine has created a dress made entirely from human hair. The size 6 dress, which took eight people over 300 hours to complete, uses 250 metres of hair and weighs 15 stone (95kg). Eight designers from Thelma's dress shop Nico's Dressmakers, which featured on the Channel Four series My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding, spent 12 days making the dress. The dress with a price tag of more than £50,000 includes 1500 crystals and 12 underskirts.

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