Here’s a great idea for using the surplus of candy and chocolate you most likely have in your house right now. Instead of risking getting sugarbeets trying to consume all of them, get your creative juices flowing and create a haute couture piece out of them.
Salon du Chocolat: A Timely Celebration of Chocolate Mastery
The people behind Salon du Chocolat’s annual trade fair couldn’t have timed this year’s event more perfectly. It opened right on Halloween. Is there a better launch date for the world’s biggest event dedicated to chocolate?
The Chocolate Dresses Fashion Show: A Feast for the Eyes
One of the opening activities, the Chocolate Dresses Fashion Show, has become one of the trade fair’s most anticipated and iconic events. Held at the Parc des Expositions in Paris, this year’s show is sweeter, chocolatier, and more mouth-watering than ever.
Witness the Marvel of Chocolate Craftsmanship
It’s incredible what some people can do with chocolate. See some of the best chocolate dresses below!
1. Elegance Unfurled: Peacock Feathers in Melted Chocolate
Featuring a captivating display of craftsmanship, this dress uses melted chocolate to mimic the intricate beauty of peacock feathers, presented by Yulia (Credit: News Pictures / WENN)
2. Textural Delight: Crispy Chocolate Ball Skirt and Wafer Bodice
Adriana Karembeu models a stunning ensemble featuring a crispy chocolate ball skirt paired with a delicate chocolate wafer bodice accentuated by a matching necklace (Credit: News Pictures / WENN)
3. Traditional Meets Sweet: Chocolate Kimono With Accessories
Natasha St-Pier elegantly showcases a chocolate-crafted kimono, complete with a chocolate parasol, fan, and obi bow, blending tradition with confectionery art (Credit: News Pictures / WENN)
4. Fantasy Flight: Chocolate Bar Wings and Couture
Cecile Delage dons a fantasy-inspired outfit, with a bra top and skirt made of chocolate bars, complemented by whimsical chocolate wings (Credit: News Pictures / WENN)
5. Warrior Elegance: Chocolate Armor and Headdress
Yoake San embodies strength and style in chocolate armor, featuring a meticulously crafted headdress, showcasing the versatility of chocolate as a medium (Credit: News Pictures / WENN)
6. Cultural Fusion: Tribal-Inspired Chocolate Dress
Claudia Tagbo wears a dress that marries chocolate craftsmanship with tribal inspirations, adorned with bars and triangles for a bold statement (Credit: News Pictures / WENN)
7. Regal Cocoa: Bean Headdress and Chocolate Shoulder Plate
Elodie Varlet presents a regal look with a cocoa bean headdress and chocolate-crafted shoulder plates, blending luxury with the essence of chocolate (Credit: News Pictures / WENN)
8. Inspired Elegance: Korean Hanbok in Chocolate Wire
Kim Yoo-Jung gracefully models a dress inspired by the traditional Korean hanbok, reimagined in chocolate wire for a delicate, ethereal effect (Credit: News Pictures / WENN)
9. Layered Luxe: Chocolate Squares Loop-Layered Dress
Erika Moulet’s dress features an intricate layering of chocolate squares, creating a looped design that is both innovative and stylish (Credit: News Pictures / WENN)
10. Sculptural Sweetness: Chocolate Swirls and Geometric Shapes
Josephine Drai showcases a visually striking ensemble made of chocolate swirls, squares, and circles, blending artistry with confectionery brilliance (Credit: News Pictures / WENN)
Drool-worthy, don’t you agree?