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Thursday, June 18, 2015

Toilet Paper Wedding Dress Contest Winners 2015

Back in March we told you about the 11th Annual Toilet Paper Wedding Dress Contest.  The entries have been submitted and the final selections have been made.

The Official Eleventh Annual Toilet Paper Wedding Dress Contest Winners are Donna Gensler from Donna Pope Vincler of Brentwood, TN (First Place), Mimosa Haska, from Surfside Beach, SC (Second Place), and Carol Touchstone from Ft. Lauderdale, FL (Third Place).  

These women and their dresses are absolutely gorgeous... Simply amazing.


Cheap-Chic-Weddings.com announced the winners of the Eleventh Annual Toilet Paper Wedding Dress contest Presented by Cheap Chic Weddings and Charmin today. Celebrity judge Mikie Russo, Star of FYI Network’s Mikie Saves the Date and Wedding Planner to the Stars, helped with the final judging which took place on Kleinfeld Bridal in Manhattan. VIP judge Mara Urshel, co-owner of Kleinfeld was also on hand as a VIP Judge.


This year, for the first time in contest history, the Grand Prize winning dress will be made into a ready-to-wear, wedding gown by the talented people at Kleinfeld!


Grand Prize Winner - Donna Pope Vincler of Brentwood, TN $10,000 

Donna Pope Vincler Toilet Paper Wedding Dress
Second Place Winner, Mimoza Haska, Surfside Beach, SC - $5,000 
Mimoza Haska Toilet Paper Wedding Dress
Third Place Winner, Carol Touchstone, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Carol Touchstone Toilet Paper Wedding Dress
She receives a $2,500 prize for her magnificent creation. 

Laura Gawne and partner Susan Bain who operate the website on saving money on weddings, base the contest on the popular bridal shower game. Cheap-Chic-Weddings.com asked their readers to create wedding gowns using toilet paper, tape and/or glue. Entrants were allowed to sew as well.


“The top dresses this year showed incredible attention to detail.” Said Laura Gawne. Susan Bain added, “We are continually amazed by the talent our contestants display!”


The Eleventh Annual Cheap Chic Weddings “Toilet Paper Wedding Dress Contest” was presented by both Cheap Chic Weddings and Charmin. This year marks the fifth time Charmin has partnered in the contest. 


The winners were announced at an event hosted by Kleinfeld Bridal in New York City. Dresses were judged on Creativity, Originality, Beauty, Workmanship and the use of Toilet Paper.


See the Top 10 finalists in the following toilet paper wedding dress video:


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