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How quickly time flies: The Limited is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. As part of the festivities, the retailer hosted an online contest to let shoppers decide which of three designs would be made into a holiday frock to be sold at the store.
The Limited designer Elliott Staples put his pencils to sketchpad to dream up three looks that, he says, "were inspired by different eras in fashion." Explaining the sketches pictured above, he says: "The green dress represents a 1930s movie icon. The black dress is a nod to the glamorous roaring '20s, and the red dress is a ladylike 1950s design."
Some 9,000 shoppers cast their vote for the winning dress online. On Thursday night, the chosen one was unveiled in Chicago with an in-store bash hosted by eDrop-Off founder Corri McFadden. So, which dress is is the best dress? Peep it below.