A model walks the runway during the 2007 Haute Chocolate Couture Collection fashion show in New York, November 9, 2007. [Agencies]
For hard-core chocoholics, it was the fashion show that quite literally took the biscuit.
Models in New York paraded outfits made of chocolate in the 2007 Haute Chocolate Couture Collection as the audience feasted their eyes on dresses and accessories made out of dark and white chocolate, chocolate squares, chocolate chips and little else.
Model Ashley Moss showed off a dress made from cookies.
"It's actually amazing. It's not everyday that you get to wear something like this so I'm really, really excited about it. It's a first time experience to be wearing cookies," she told Reuters Television.
The show was part of the 10th Annual International Chocolate Show held over the weekend.
All outfits were meticulously crafted by several designers, including Ortrud Muench Carstens who said the sun almost sabotaged her creation.
"You have to keep it at a very low temperature, not more than about 65 or 68 degrees (18-20 degrees Celsius)," said Carstens.
"The other day I opened the window while I was still working on the dress, and the sun was shining and it, if you come close to it, you see, it melted," she said, pointing out an area of partially melted chocolate.