Fashion designers compete for Oscar night fame

Fashion designers compete for Oscar night fame

on Friday,February 26,2010 20:02


Aspiring fashion designers may have the opportunity to see their creations hit the red carpet on Oscar night, as the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the finalists of the Oscars Designers Challenge, BBC News reports.

A total of nine fashion students were selected from a pool of applicants to put their original dress designs to a public vote. The winning gown will be worn by a model who will bring the statuettes up to the stage throughout the night at this year's event. In turn, the winning designer will have the opportunity to present their style to the celebrity world and grab the attention of hoards of viewers across the globe.

Finalists have already gotten a taste of a high-profile designer's lifestyle, as they were introduced to members of the fashion and entertainment press during a visit to the Academy's headquarters in Beverly Hills on Tuesday.

The winning design will be revealed during the preshow of the 82nd Annual Academy Awards, which will air March 7, according to the Academy's website. Voting will continue through Monday.

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