Lady Gaga's Beef Dress to Become Jerky

Sep 23, 2010
Megan Bedard is a sucker for sustainable agriculture and a good farmers market, she likes writing about food almost as much as eating it.
Tasty, or just kind of tragic? (Photo: Mario Anzuoni/Reuters)

It's not unusual to preserve and retire iconic celebrity garb. But when that garb, food properties, it's liable to rot.

Clothing designer Franc Fernandez will be drying out Lady Gaga's famous MTV Video Music Awards dress—created over the course of three days from slabs of meat—and turning it into jerky, reports People.

The 50 pounds of animal flesh will be stored as jerky and preserved for posterity.

For more photos of the dress—and to vote on whether the fashion statement was awesome or offensive—go here.

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