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59 Paper-Made Fashions

From Newspaper Couture to Origami Inspired Garments

— February 12, 2013 — Eco
These paper-made fashions transform the versatile material, making it both a modern and edgy choice for risk-taking designers.

Whether showcased on the international runway stage or in fashion's top printed publications, these eco-friendly fashion finds merge aesthetics with socially responsible design ideals. Top fashion designers are becoming more and more ecologically responsible and are replacing their previously used synthetic materials and toxic coloring agents with raw cottons, natural silks and reclaimed textiles seldom seen before.

Origami inspired fashions, magazine made formalwear and newspaper couture are just some of the intricately constructed fashions made from paper materials. These elegant garments are both unexpected and unconventional as they transform a variety of paper pieces into wearable and interesting clothing pieces. These paper-made fashions are a bold way to practice eco-friendly design while encouraging creativity.
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Junk-Covered Couture
Junk-Covered Couture
The Nikolai De Vera IN Magazine Editorial Turns Trash to Treasure
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Sculptural Clownish Accessories
Sculptural Clownish Accessories
Maureen My Ngoc Creates Bold Origami-Inspired Jewelry
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57
Magazine-Made Dresses
Magazine-Made Dresses
The Arts Thread Exhibit Showcases Five Unique Paper Fashion Pieces
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56
Bathroom Tissue Runway Shows
Bathroom Tissue Runway Shows
The White Cashmere Collection 2011 Raises the Bar
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55
Recycled Paper Blazers
Recycled Paper Blazers
The Aki Goto Paper Bag Jacket is an Environmental Fashion Statement
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54
Toilet Paper Runways
Toilet Paper Runways
The White Cashmere Collection 2012 Fashion with Compassion Show
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53
Paperbag Princess Fashion
Paperbag Princess Fashion
The Scott Ramsay Kyle Collection for Slashstroke Magazine
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52
Elegant Jewelry Displays
Elegant Jewelry Displays
This Adorn Magazine Editorial Features Classy Accessories
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51
Cardboard Couture Captures
Cardboard Couture Captures
The Ones 2 Watch Paper Cuts Editorial is Conceptually Chic
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50
Fashionable Folded Photography
Fashionable Folded Photography
Sabrina Transiskus Uses Paper for Couture Designers Campaigns
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49
Paper Bag Princesses
Paper Bag Princesses
The Ready-To-Wear-Away Dress Transforms with Each and Every Wear
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48
Futuristic Paper Fashions
Futuristic Paper Fashions
Yik Fei's Mono Series Melds Together Fashion and Graphic Design
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47
Toilet Seat Cover Dresses
Toilet Seat Cover Dresses
Toletta Uses Disposable Loo Liners to Create a Couture Paper Gown
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46
Sculptural Newspaper Dresses
Sculptural Newspaper Dresses
Jordan Chavez Captures an Industrial Black and White Scene
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45
Cardboard Couture
Cardboard Couture
Tranqui Yanki Fashions Will Blow Your Mind (and Body)
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44
Once-Wooden Dresses
Once-Wooden Dresses
These Jum Nakao Paper Dresses Scream Avant-Garde
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43
Naughty Disposable Dresses
Naughty Disposable Dresses
Washable Paper Fashion for Sale at the ModeMuseum
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42
Sinuous Paper Necklaces
Sinuous Paper Necklaces
Lital Mendel's Just One More... Collection Has a Mind of Its Own
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41
Glamorous Upcycled Gowns
Glamorous Upcycled Gowns
The Lia Griffith Papier Couture Line is Exquisitely Eco-Friendly
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40
Alienesque Paper Accessories
Alienesque Paper Accessories
Federica Roncaldier's ULTRATERRENA Series is Exquisitely Surreal
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39
Papercraft Capelets
Papercraft Capelets
Kristina Sevostyanova's ‘New Fairy Tale' Rocks Paper Couture
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Paper Plumage Garments
Paper Plumage Garments
The Paper Wedding Dress by Dana Jasinkevica and Dita Enikova is Elaborate
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37
Whimsical Mother Nature Captures
Whimsical Mother Nature Captures
Photographer Kirsty Mitchell Creates a Magical World of Intrigue
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36
Paper Heart Dresses
Paper Heart Dresses
First Blushless Collection Features Lovely Livlavone Love Dress
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35
Origami Color-Blocked Captures
Origami Color-Blocked Captures
The Paper Gangsta Series by Sazeli Jalal is Bold
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Real Paper Bag Princesses
Real Paper Bag Princesses
L'Officiel Magazine Features Models in Paper Couture
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Folded Paper Couture
Folded Paper Couture
Linda Filley Creates Eco-Chic Frocks From Paper
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Retro Paper Fashion
Retro Paper Fashion
The RRRIPP!! Exhibit
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Airborne Sheet Styles
Airborne Sheet Styles
The Matthew Brodie 'Paper Dresses' Collection is Avant-Garde
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Architectural Paper Costumes
Architectural Paper Costumes
Bea Szenfeld's Incredible ‘Sur la Plage' Line
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Origami Sleeves
Origami Sleeves
Julius Bramanto Photoshoot Makes Glamtastic Traveling Fun
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Newspaper Couture Fashion Shows
Newspaper Couture Fashion Shows
Upcycled Ball Gowns Take the Spotlight at the Green Show
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Wearable Paper
Wearable Paper
Jennifer Collier's Disposable Paper Fashion
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Renaissance Paper Couture
Renaissance Paper Couture
Martin Bekerman's ‘Old Paper Dress' is Retrotastic
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25
Newsworthy Fashiontography
Newsworthy Fashiontography
The 'Extra, Extra Paper Doll' Puts a Vintage Spin on Newspaper Couture
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Designer Paper Dresses
Designer Paper Dresses
Papercrafts Hype Vivienne Westwood Wallpaper Collection for Cole & Son
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23
Coffee Filter Fashion
Coffee Filter Fashion
Prom Dress Made from Java Machine Discards
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Papercraft Couture Editorials
Papercraft Couture Editorials
L'Officiel July/August 2009 Rocks Origami Outfits
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Scissor Head Fashiontography
Scissor Head Fashiontography
Paper Couture by Soon Tong is Incredible Work of Art
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Papercraft Prom Dresses (UPDATE)
Papercraft Prom Dresses (UPDATE)
Alexandra Zaharova Creates Gorgeous Gowns Out of Paper
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Paper Crane Frocks
Paper Crane Frocks
The Yuliya Kyrpo Upcycled Origami Dress is Made of Reused Newspapers
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18
Kaleidoscopic Origami Fashions
Kaleidoscopic Origami Fashions
The Fred Butler A/W 2011 Fashion Film is Delightfully Dreamlike
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Bathroom Bridal Wear
Bathroom Bridal Wear
Women Make Toilet Paper Wedding Dresses for Contest
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Newspaper Couture
Newspaper Couture
'Wear the News' by Elena Gregusova
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Newspaper Couture
Newspaper Couture
Mary Design Presents Interesting Headgear
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14
Papercraft Collars
Papercraft Collars
Artistic Fashion Fusion Blends Ripped Paper and Menswear
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13
Patterned Paper Necklaces
Patterned Paper Necklaces
The Logical Art 'Air Tattoos' are Delicate and Stylish
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12
Post-It Note Dresses
Post-It Note Dresses
Lady Gaga Goes For Geeky Couture on UK Talk Show
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11
Paper Wedding Dresses
Paper Wedding Dresses
Ann Kagawa Lee Wins Contest With Fashion Forward Toiletries
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10
Toilet Paper Gowns
Toilet Paper Gowns
White Cashmere Collection: A Touch of Pink
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9
Unwearable Clothing
Unwearable Clothing
Paper Dresses by Violise Lunn
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8
Origami-Inspired Carnival Costumes
Origami-Inspired Carnival Costumes
Ecstatic Spaces by Tara Keens-Douglas are Fragile and Mobile
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Paper Dresses
Paper Dresses
Origami Fashion by Chris Nevin Dazzle in Toronto's Vintage Drake Hotel
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6
Papercraft Fashion
Papercraft Fashion
Wearable Paper Art
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Pop-Out Paper Jewelry
Pop-Out Paper Jewelry
DIY Folding Floral Rings For Every Month of the Year
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4
Newspaper Dresses
Newspaper Dresses
Manuel Minino's 'Paper Dolls' Find a New Use for Newsprint
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3
Complex Origami Couture
Complex Origami Couture
Morana Kranjec's Folded Paper Dresses Boast Bold Structures
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2
Dresses Made from Phonebooks
Dresses Made from Phonebooks
The Paper Dress by Jolis Paons
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Intricate Paper Frocks
Intricate Paper Frocks
This 'Pratt + Paper & Ralph' Pucci Exhibit is Sure to Amaze
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