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The Burger Dress Debuts; Commemorative Heath Shirt Does Too

Cute but costume, as Nina Garcia might say.Photo: Courtesy of Phoodie.info

• We see that the boys over at our brother blog Grub Street have picked out their future wives’ clothing. Alas, we only hope their tastes improve a bit: A burger dress just doesn’t look great on everyone. And we all know that drawing that much attention to your midriff is a no-no, especially if you eat as much meat as our co-workers do. Keep on trying, boys. [Grub Street]

• Someone designed a T-shirt commemorating Heath Ledger’s death, but it just looks creepy and disturbing. [Fashion Week Daily]

• H&M booked Brazilian model Raquel Zimmerman for its upcoming resort campaign. Zimmerman has previously been the face of Viktor & Rolf’s diffusion line for H&M. [Fashionista]

• Chris Benz says the heat wave is helping inspire his resort 2009 collection, which he worked on while wearing a wife beater and tattered jeans. [Moment/NYT]

• You’ll have to wait until tomorrow for the season finale of Project Runway, but you don’t have to wait to buy the clothes. The outfits from Chris and Sweet P’s final collections are up for bidding online through tomorrow. But the other collections will follow so if you’re interested, you should probably save your money. [FabSugar]

• Pete Wentz is opening a “punk-themed beauty parlor” in Chicago. We’re glad we don’t live in Chicago. [Female First]

The Burger Dress Debuts; Commemorative Heath Shirt Does Too