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.
Textile Woven From Audio Cassette Tape
The Suit Case
Made From a Real Suit
Fashion From Skateboard Parts
Beck(y) Clutch and Belt Buckles
Schlauch... The Recycled Tire Tube Belt
A Belt Made Of Recycled Materials
Aprons Out Of Billboards
Bizura Recycled Fashions
Recycled Flashback Fashion
1950s Outfit Knit From Old Plastic Bags
Yellow Port Shoes Made From Recycled Tires and Trucking Canvas
Teen Makes Bags Out of Juice Boxes
Recycled Chopstick Bra
"My Hashi Bra"
Aluminium Can Recycled Shoes
Tear Your Feet to Shreds?
Marisa Rey Ecoist Purses are Delicious
Clothes Made of Garbage
Trashy Fashion at Recycle Now Week