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25 Retro Audio Fashions

Fashion Derived From Recycled Records, CDs & Cassette Tapes

— June 21, 2010 — Fashion
These retro audio fashions prove that even though the CD, vinyl record and cassette tape are music technologies of the past, they can live on forever through fashion. From jewelry made from broken vinyl records to suits and gowns made from used cassette tapes, it's clear that there's no shortage of material for this innovative wearable art form.

Retro audio fashions have gained ground with the advancement of the eco movement and the widespread adoption of digital music. See some of our favorites above.
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Vinyl Gets A Second Life
Vinyl Gets A Second Life
Music Becomes Fashion
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Cassette Tape Couture
Cassette Tape Couture
Pierre Andre Senizergues Fall 2009 Collection is Skateboarder Green
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Retro Media Sneakers
Retro Media Sneakers
The Cassette Sneaker Company Hasn't Launched, but Facebook is Abuzz
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VCR-Inspired Kicks
VCR-Inspired Kicks
Cassette Sneakers Survive the 80s
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Silver Singer Microcassettes
Silver Singer Microcassettes
Michael Stipe Creates Jewelry for Maison Martin Margiela
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Video Tape Frocks
Video Tape Frocks
The Scianca VHS Dress is a Recycled Movie Masterpiece
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Audible Neckties
Audible Neckties
The Sonic Fabric Necktie is Made Out of Music
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Vintage Record Ties
Vintage Record Ties
The Vinyl Record Neck Tie Strikes a Chord with Music Lovers
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17
Casette Tape Watches
Casette Tape Watches
The Horological Machine No. 2.2 is a Retro Black Beauty
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Cassette Belt Buckles
Cassette Belt Buckles
You're Not Cool Enough to Pull it Off
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Retro Audio Couture
Retro Audio Couture
The Loop NYC Ghetto Blaster Bag Has Real Speakers
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Cassette Wallets
Cassette Wallets
Make Your Purse A Work Of Art
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Sonic Fabric
Sonic Fabric
Textile Woven From Audio Cassette Tape
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Record-Breaking Jewelry
Record-Breaking Jewelry
Cat Davison Creates Earrings from Vintage Records
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Deejay Watch
Deejay Watch
Flud TableTurns
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Garbage Crochet
Garbage Crochet
The Barkerbell Recycled VHS Tape Crochet Bag
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9
Old School Tech Wallets
Old School Tech Wallets
Retro Pocket Wear Likes Like An Old Cassette Tape
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Retro-Music Watches
Retro-Music Watches
The EOS Mixtape Watch is a Blast from the Past
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Smashed LP Jewelry
Smashed LP Jewelry
Broken Record Bib Necklace by Meticulousbylefoss Seriously Rocks
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Cassette Purses
Cassette Purses
A High Fashion Transparent Bag That Looks Like a Tape
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5
Video Tape Jackets
Video Tape Jackets
VHS Gets New Life with Kai Yeung Yau's Video Tape Outerwear
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Re-Purposing Old Technology
Re-Purposing Old Technology
Cassette Chic Designs for Modern Times
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Jewelry from Recycled Vinyl Records
Jewelry from Recycled Vinyl Records
Aroha Silhouettes Necklaces
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Personalized Record Jewelry
Personalized Record Jewelry
Junkprints' Recycled Vinyl Necklaces Honor Retro Music
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Retro Record Bags
Retro Record Bags
Handbag Designers Take Inspiration From 60's Vinyl and Guitars
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