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Trashion

Wearing recycled fashions to reflect eco-conscious lifestyle choices

Implications - Turning one man's trash into another person's couture is a fashion statement reflecting eco-consciousness rather than affluence. While having a thick wallet isn't achievable to all, going green is; thus consumers of all economic backgrounds are trying to reflect their lifestyle values in their wardrobes.
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Date Range:
Jun 09 — Sep 09
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Featured Examples

Garbage Necklaces
Garbage Necklaces
Recycled Jewelry by Indregru Converts Trash to Treasures
Waste not, want not! This age-old adage has never been more appropriate than in our current eco-conscious society. So it’s really neat that the jewelry by Indregru is wearable art made out of waste. Basically,… MORE
Recycled Leather Jewelry
Recycled Leather Jewelry
Scraps & Old Jackets Turned Into Accessories
We live in such wasteful times. Old leather garments past their fashion due dates, tired leather handbags, surplus leather samples or small scraps just get tossed. Just more for the city dump, right? But… MORE
Recycled Bicycle Jewelry
Recycled Bicycle Jewelry
Tour de France Fans Will Love These Old Bike Tires Turned Wearable Art
Instead of being bummed about a broken bike, some crafty artists are making recycled bicycle jewelery—the perfect accessory for any Tour de France fan. This gallery depicts some of the most fascinating—and… MORE
Upcycled Hearts
Upcycled Hearts
Recycled Beer Can Jewelry and Starbucks Keychains by KatieAnnCreations
KatieAnnCreations consist of upcycled can jewelery. Using old soda cans, Starbucks cards or beer empties, Katie Ann makes eco-friendly jewelery from one man’s trash to create another man’s teasure. Her… MORE
Upcycled Runway Jewelry
Upcycled Runway Jewelry
LITTER SF's Recycled Accessories Impress at Christian Cota's S/S '10 Show
San Francisco-based fashion designers Rachael Mann and Mackenzie Burdick recently strutted their LITTER SF line of headpieces and body jewelry, which is primarily made up of previously enjoyed jewelry,… MORE
Reclaimed Mesh Jewelry
Reclaimed Mesh Jewelry
Ashley Winnington-Ball Makes Avant-Garde Accessories From Trash
Ashley Winnington-Ball's jewelry is so avant-garde and gorgeous, most people probably wouldn't expect it to be made of recycled materials. Yet that's exactly what Winnington-Ball does--transform trash… MORE
Can Tab Clutches
Can Tab Clutches
‘Escama Studio' CrochetsTotes from Your Empties (UPDATE)
Wearable art is everywhere you look if you look hard enough. That includes the soda pop can you just finished drinking and tossed in the garbage. A clever and oh so eco-friendly design studio with roots… MORE
Water Bottle Baubles
Water Bottle Baubles
Kumvana Gomani Creates Eco Accessories from Recycled Plastics
Kumvana Gomani uses filigreed shards of plastic from recycled water bottles and ice cream cartons, so each piece is one-of-a-kind. We’ve already seen Kumvana Gomani’s recycled jewelery winter collection… MORE
Recycled Wood Baubles
Recycled Wood Baubles
Raquel M. Soares Creates Chunky Reclaimed Jewelry
Raquel Soares has found a great use for recycled wood: Great chunky eco-friendly jewelry! The collection from Raquel Soares is made of reclaimed wood, as well as recycled cords that connect the wood pieces.… MORE
Cinderella Couture
Cinderella Couture
Upcycled Fashion Rags by Zsofia Kormos for ‘Hundertwasser'
This upcycled fashion by Zsofia Kormos is called ‘Hundertwasser,’ which likely refers to the Austrian artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser. The shoot features a dress and two pairs of slippers that appear… MORE
Recycled Billboard Bags
Recycled Billboard Bags
Eco-Friendly Purses Made From City Advertisement
Design company Artecnica has created these super sturdy eco bags from recycled billboard advertisements. Billboards have always been a cause for controversy in the environmental world where many feel… MORE
Trash Hat Editorials
Trash Hat Editorials
Crazy Fashions for 'Live From New York City' in V Magazine #61
For V Magazine #61, models Sasha Pivovarova and Freja Beha pose in trash hats for the 'Live From New York City' editorial, photographed by Mario Sorrenti. The 'Live From New York City' spread for V Magazine… MORE

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