Elisabeth Lecourt's Map Dresses Will Help You Get Around

 - Nov 8, 2009   Updated: Jun 20 2011
References: elisabethlecourt & thefrisky
Worldwide travelers can now wear the world on their backs with these wildly creative map dresses created by unconventional designer Elisabeth Lecourt.

The map dresses by Elisabeth Lecourt are both eco-friendly, and chic in design, but whether or not they are actually a viable form of clothing, I guess, is up to the wearer.

These pleated map dresses make it look like you are wearing a piece of origami.

Implications - The digital revolution has made many tangible artifacts unnecessary in the daily lives of consumers. The eco-movement, which informs a large part of the current zeitgeist, prizes repurposing discarded materials. Companies can forge a connection with their customers by designing products from materials that the digital age has left in its wake.