It may sound New Agey, but Maria McGill, who designs the costumes for Rachel Hunter, Kelly Monaco and the other gals, says the crystals she glues on the glittery costumes have healing powers that can boost the dancers moods.
McGill, whos been a pro ballroom dancer for 30 years, says a silvery black stone called hematite always gets her charged up. In her words, Its very slimming and it shines like crazy.
The Hungary-born designer is also getting a charge from her work on the show. She says her dresses have brought compliments from Hollywood costumers who are comparing her to Bob Mackie.
McGills only regret is that she wont be able to show off some of the glitzy gowns she made for Evander Holyfields partner Edyta, since the two were just eliminated from the show.
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