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Top 13 Recycled Fashion

 - Nov 11, 2007   Updated: May 16 2011
A huge wave in recycled fashions has taken over the clothing industry, the green movement inspiring environmentally aware designers to get creative in eco-friendly ways. The trick is keeping the fashion wearable. Wearing tires, candy wrappers, recycled billboard ads, juice boxes or audio cassette tapes doesn't sound appealing, but the following 12 trends prove that garbage couture can be quite hip...

Implications - The rise of environmentalism has caused creatives in every industry to create products made from recycled items. Fashion designers have especially embraced these new "green" materials. Creative professionals can take advantage of this opportunity by recycling trash and other refuse into functional, fashionable items for retail sale.