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These Student Designers Just Made Toilet Paper Fashionable

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While they may not be old enough to compete in "Project Runway," one group of fashion designers are seriously giving the contestants on the show a run for their money.

According to, each year, Bayonne High School teacher Irene Pyke hosts a Toilet Paper Creation Contest where she challenges her fashion marketing students to make a dress out of -- you've guessed it -- toilet paper.

Budding designers used the fragile material to construct impressive garments, ranging from detailed cocktail gowns to party dresses. This year, three winners were chosen out of roughly 100 designs.

Scroll down to see a photo of one of this year's winning dresses.

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Out of about 100 Bayonne High School student creations in this year's Toilet Paper Creation Contest, only three winners were chosen: from left to right, Jazmin Lora was awarded first place; Allison Hladik took second place; and Lijie Zhang won third place. (The Jersey Journal /Landov)

"They're very creative," the New Jersey teacher told the site, who came up with the idea for the contest after reading about a New York City couple getting married at a public toilet. "Each year the designs are getting better and better."

Head over to to see more photos from this year's competition.

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