What to Read Next

Gummy bear dress made of 50,000 candies

Nadine Bells
Shine On
July 9, 2012

For TWELV magazine's debut issue, editor-in-chief Hissa Igarashi and fashion editor Sayuri Murakami created a show-stopper of a dress to grace its pages. Paying homage to Alexander McQueen's 2008 spring/summer collection, the colourful couture gown is made entirely out of gummy bears — 50,000 of them.

It weighs approximately 220 pounds — this 100-pound gown seems featherweight by comparison — and requires the strength of three adults to move.

We assume it requires air-conditioning, too, as this summer's merciless heat would likely melt the dress into one sticky mess.

The dress took three weeks to build, with each gummy bear individually hand-glued onto a steel-wire-framed, vinyl-covered under-layer shaped to fit model Jessica Pitti's measurements exactly.

"The result? An incredible nod to a fashion genius that was literally good enough to eat!" the TWELV editors boast.

If gummy bears are too juvenile — or sugary — for your tastes, you'll be happy to know Australian researchers have made it possible to wear a dress made of wine.

Watch the video below about some nail art trends you can try at home.

Also see:

Perfumes with wacky scents: Books, new car, play-doh, bacon

Seventeen magazine to stop airbrushing due to teen girl's petition

10 reasons why your jeans don't fit

Free Workshop in Washington DC Area, Feb. 27!

This workshop introduces you to the tools to create winning trades no matter which direction stocks move! Attend the event and get a FREE silver bar!

Banks Are Worried Homeowners Will Do This.

Homeowners are surprised and furious. If you owe less than $625,000 on your home, you better read this.

Find Out How SoFi Can Help Refinance Your Loans

SoFi is refinancing student loans with fixed rates as low as 3.5% APR...

Bad News For Insurance, Great News For Virginia

Virginia drivers, with cars and good driving records are learning that they may qualify for lower car insurance rates. Do you qualify?

Drive part-time, full-time, or anytime with Uber!

As an Uber independent contractor you can get paid to drive your own car! We connect you with riders, and you work when you want to.

9 Cards for People Who Have Great Credit

What card offers up to 5% cash back? And which one offers 24/7 concierge service? See the best credit cards of 2016. Apply online, quickly & easily.

Powerful Tactical Flashlight Flying Off Shelves!

This new tactical flashlight was just released to the public and is flying off shelves in the United States. Limited supplies left, act quick!

Meet someone new near you

Browse pics and profiles for free!

Switch and save!

Switch to Progressive and you could save an average of $548.

Military Mortgage Rates In 2016

Rates as Low as 2.75% (3.028% APR) 15 Year Fixed. Exclusive For Veteran & Military Takes 1 Min!

Starwood Credit Card

Earn 25,000 Bonus Starpoints®! Use toward Award Nights or Flights.

Insane Navy Seal Flashlight, should it be banned?

The Military has recently released technology that is now available to the public. Get yours before they run out - Limited Supply!

Buying Medigap Plan F? Read This First

Plan F is the most popular Medicare Supplement plan, but there's another Medigap option you should consider.

Do NOT pay your insurance until you try this.

If you drive less than 55 miles/day OR have no DUI's you can get auto insurance for as low as $29/ Month! See if you qualify.