A model dressed in an outfit made with chocolate presents a creation at the Brussels chocolate fair, Belgium, March 1, 2018. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir
A model dressed in an outfit made with chocolate presents a creation at the Brussels chocolate fair, Belgium, March 1, 2018. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

Sweet-toothed fashionistas delight in chocolate clothes

Fri, Mar. 2, 2018
BRUSSELS - 2 March 2018: In a dream mix for sweet-toothed fashionistas, models strutted the catwalk in Brussels draped in fanciful clothes made with chocolate.

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A model dressed in an outfit made with chocolate presents a creation at the Brussels chocolate fair, Belgium, March 1, 2018. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

The fashion show, which teams designers with chocolatiers and pastry chefs from more than 15 countries, kicked off the annual three-day“Salon du Chocolat” chocolate fair in Belgium’s capital on Thursday evening.

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A model dressed in an outfit made with chocolate presents a creation at the Brussels chocolate fair, Belgium, March 1, 2018. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

Chocolate was molded into whimsical designs from evening gowns to cocktail dresses to hats.

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A model dressed in an outfit made with chocolate presents a creation at the Brussels chocolate fair, Belgium, March 1, 2018. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

The international fair, where visitors can sample sweets from more than 130 participants, plays to Belgium’s reputation as a leading chocolate maker.

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A model dressed in an outfit made with chocolate presents a creation at the Brussels chocolate fair, Belgium, March 1, 2018. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

“Once again, it’s a dream that becomes reality and we are salivating already,” Brussels city mayor Philippe Close said in a statement.

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A model dressed in an outfit made with chocolate presents a creation at the Brussels chocolate fair, Belgium, March 1, 2018. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

Reporting by Francois Lenoir; Writing by Alissa de Carbonnel; Editing by Peter Graff

 
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