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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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Planetary Platonic Fashion
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
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
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
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
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
play_circle_filled Newspaper Couture Fashion Shows
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... MORE
Tearable Watches
Tearable Watches
The Kyle Bean 'Killing Time' Collection is Papercraft at its Finest
The Kyle Bean 'Killing Time' collection is far from terrible, but it is terrible. Working once more with his favorite medium, this Brighton-based designer has handcrafted a series of paper time tellers… MORE
Fantastic Frugal Fashions
Fantastic Frugal Fashions
The Ilvy Jacobs Paper Bag Collection Combines Different Mediums
For the frugal fashion-conscious, green-living individual, I introduce you to the Ilvy Jacobs Paper Bag Collection! Literally made of paper, paperboards and rope, this badass eco fashion item is frugal… MORE

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