Subway’s Fashion Week Show Had Vegetable-Inspired Looks

Subway had a contest with FIT students to see who could come up with the best Subway sandwich vegetable-inspired runway look
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Subway’s Fashion Week Show Had Vegetable-Inspired Looks
Subway’s Fashion Week Show Had Vegetable-Inspired Looks

New York City Fashion Week is not all serious couture and the hottest labels; sometimes designers just want to say: “lettuce” have some fun! The sandwich chain hosted a contest for Fashion Institute of Technology students called “Project: SUBWAY” loosely based off of the hit show, Project Runway, in which participants had to design a runway dress inspired by one of Subway’s sandwich-topping vegetables.

There were a lot of looks present at the Subway event, but most of the dresses seem to focus heavily on colors. (The tomato dress, for instance, didn’t look like a tomato, but was simply red in color). Unsurprisingly, the $1,000 prize went to Veritee Hill, who won with her design of a red onion dress. The dress looked exactly like a red onion, complete with layers), had a head-on collision with some Japanese street fashion.

“There were so many different colors and layers just like a real [red] onion. I loved the head piece,” Russell Westbrook, judge and pro-basketball player, said of the black, white, and purple dress accented with tulle. 

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Joanna Fantozzi is an Associate Editor with The Daily Meal. Follow her on Twitter@JoannaFantozzi

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