Papercraft Couture

Folded paper fashion is eco-conscious and simple yet glamorous
Implications - The use of paper in fashion is not only eco-friendly, it feeds into a consumer need for both uniqueness and simplicity. The generally luxurious realm of couture is juxtaposed against the modest medium of paper, which, with its natural fragility, maintains the glamor and femininity often desired in fashion.
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Hot Top 6 Examples: 209,477 Total Clicks Nov 09 - Nov 10
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Planetary Platonic Fashion - Plato's Collection by Amila Hrustic is Oragami Opulence
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Viral 102,037 Clicks Pub: Oct 16, 10
Planetary Platonic Fashion
Plato's Collection by Amila Hrustic is Oragami Opulence
Although not the most ready-to-wear collection out there, Plato's Collection is certainly creative. Perhaps these images were released at the perfect time -- those looking for the perfect Lady Gaga outfit… [More]
Newsworthy Fashiontography - The 'Extra, Extra Paper Doll' Puts a Vintage Spin on Newspaper Couture
SCORE: 5.5
Hot 22,682 Clicks Pub: Sep 27, 10
Newsworthy Fashiontography
The 'Extra, Extra Paper Doll' Puts a Vintage Spin on Newspaper Couture
The 'Extra, Extra Paper Doll' photo series is embracing the newspaper couture fad in fashion. Yet to put a signature twist on it, photography duo Amy M. Phillips and Fairlight Hubbard created a vintage… [More]
Folded Paper Couture - Linda Filley Creates Eco-Chic Frocks From Paper
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Hot 17,371 Clicks Pub: May 10, 10
Folded Paper Couture
Linda Filley Creates Eco-Chic Frocks From Paper
Paper artist Linda Filley has created one-of-a-kind paper couture frocks. Talk about making something fabulous from trash! This seems to be a design direction that has taken the fashion world by storm,… [More]
Recycled Newspaper Shoes - The Eco-Friendly Hot News Ballet Flats from All Black
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Warm 27,269 Clicks Pub: Nov 24, 09
Recycled Newspaper Shoes
The Eco-Friendly Hot News Ballet Flats from All Black
These eco-friendly Hot News ballet flats by Colin Lin for All Black are made from recycled newspaper, specifically three and a half pages of a Chinese language newspaper. The peek-a-boo woven flats and… [More]
Prismatic Paper Shoes - Odd Footwear From Mathieu Missiaen and Julien Morin of Le Creative Sweatshop
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Warm 18,381 Clicks Pub: Nov 13, 09
Prismatic Paper Shoes
Odd Footwear From Mathieu Missiaen and Julien Morin of Le Creative Sweatshop
Le Creative Sweatshop is a slightly offensive name for a company, but the coolness of their products almost makes up for it. Check out these paper shoes by two of the Sweatshop’s designers, Mathieu Missiaen… [More]
Newspaper Couture Fashion Shows - Upcycled Ball Gowns Take the Spotlight at the Green Show
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Warm 21,737 Clicks Pub: Apr 27, 10
Newspaper Couture Fashion Shows
Upcycled Ball Gowns Take the Spotlight at the Green Show
This year, the Green Show Fashion Show highlighted clothing created from recycled and re-purposed pieces as well as alternative materials such as newspaper and plastic bags. Clothing designer Gary Harvey’s… [More]