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McDonald's is reopening on Washington Avenue this Saturday and celebrating with a fashion show, only we're swapping the neoprene for hamburger boxes, and Ana Wintour for Ronald McDonald. The designers being featured are students from Miami International University of Art and Design, and they've created gowns made of McDonald's paper and packaged goods, like burger wrappers, nugget boxes, fry boxes, coffee cups, napkins and whatever else won't perish with time...although it's been proving that McDonald's burgers don't actually perish with time.
"I've always been a fan of Project Runway's unconventional challenges and I was familiar with the talents of the fashion department at Miami International University of Art and Design so with their help, it has all come together even better than I imagined," said Jody Rafkind, Director of Marketing for McDonald's. All proceeds sold that day will benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of South Florida, which aims to help underprivileged children in the area.
The show will start at 1pm, however the opening celebration will run from 12pm to 3pm that day. If ever there were an event to don your Moschino X Jeremy Scott phone case with matching sweater dress and visor, this would be it.
· Mcdonald's Fashion Show [Miami News]
· McDonald's Hamburger from 1999 Looks New [Huffington Post]