Natalie Morales rocks winning 'Fashion Star' design

We here at TODAY are big believers in testing what we preach (see: all the food — including meat — anchors eat during early morning cooking segments). So it was no surprise when Natalie Morales was spotted on TODAY Wednesday wearing a winning “Fashion Star” design during an interview with season 1 winner Kara Laricks.

“[It’s] a perfect fit,” Morales said of the sleek, white, leather-accented dress ($325), now available at Saks.

Winning look: TODAY anchor Natalie Morales wears a chic mod design from designer Kara Laricks, the winner of

Laricks, 38, a former fourth-grade teacher who now designs chic masculine-meets-feminine clothing, came in first on last night’s NBC reality-TV show finale, having garnered more than $6 million dollars in orders. Throughout the season, 14 designers competed for the coveted prize: to sell one unique collection in three mass retail stores — Macy’s, Saks and H&M.

“It's absolutely unreal,” Laricks told Morales of her win. “I haven’t even had a chance yet to go into each store to go see them today. Today feels like cloud nine.”

TODAY's Natalie Morales and

Check out the rest of Kara Laricks’ collection at Saks,Macy’s and H&M, available online and in stores today. What do you think of the winning looks? Will you be purchasing them? Let us know in the comments section!

Several looks from the Kara Laricks for Macy's collection.
This printed dress ($19.95) designed by Kara Laricks is now available at H&M.

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