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The Project's Carrie Bickmore stuns in show-stopping red dress – get the look

After 13 years at the news desk on The Project, Carrie Bickmore certainly went out in style, wearing an absolutely stunning red, feathered mini-dress by leading Australian fashion designer Rebecca Vallance.

Viewers clearly loved Carrie's show-stopping last look and of course, everyone wanted to know where to buy it. "Gorgeous in red!" one Instagram user wrote, while another added, "You look absolutely stunning."

The fun, yet flirty frock called the Scarlett Feather Mini Dress has a fitted silhouette and a subtle v-wire neckline. Retailing for $629 it comes in sizes 4 to 16.

The Project co-hosts Carrie Bickmore, Peter Helliar and Waleed Aly
Carrie Bickmore with co-hosts Peter Helliar and Waleed Aly. Photo: The Project

'I proved them wrong'

Making reference to her fashion choices throughout her time on air, Carrie said she was often told her outfits were "too much" for TV. Thanking her styling team during last night's episode, she said, "I remember early on in the show, being told that my outfits were perhaps too much - that people couldn't look at what I was wearing and listen to what I was saying at the same time. Take this. I proved them wrong," she said while gesturing to the bold red dress.

The Scarlett Feather Mini Dress by Aussie designer Rebecca Vallance. Photo: Rebecca Vallance

"Damn girl. I'm sitting here ugly crying and you still look so pretty. Going to miss everything you brought to our homes. Best of luck with your next journey," one person wrote. "The most stunning elegant woman on TV, going to be missed so much. You inspire women all over and your dedication to family, friends to your work is so inspiring," commented another.

The look for less

If you loved Carrie's final show drewss, here are a few budget options that offer the same chic look.

BY JOHNNY Johnny Feather Mini, $380 from The Iconic

By Johnny mini dress
By Johnny's Johnny Feather Mini, $380, from The Iconic. Photo: The Iconic

Bandeau feather mini bodycon party dress, $47.50 from Boohoo

Bandeau feather mini bodycon dress
Bandeau feather mini bodycon dress, $47.50, from Boohoo. Photo: Boohoo

Red feather trim strapless bodycon dress, $170 from Club London

Club London red dress
Red feather trim strapless dress, $170, from Club London. Photo: Club London

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