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Martin Bekerman's ‘Old Paper Dress' is Retrotastic

 - Jun 1, 2009   Updated: Mar 24 2011
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Martin Bekerman went way back in time for his ‘Old Paper Dress’ photo shoot. His model rocks a paper dress that was inspired by the 80s—the 1580s, that is.

Martin Bekerman’s ‘Old Paper Dress’ shoot combines the elegance and exuberance of Renaissance fashion with the wit and cheekiness of modern fashion photography. Check out some other paper fashion below.

Implications - The use of paper to recreate extravagant fashions showcases how paper is not to be underestimated when it comes to haute couture. Many consumers believe that eco-conscious fashion cannot be high fashion, but designers are proving this isn't so. With enhanced design techniques, special eco-friendly fabrics and innovative uses of materials such as paper, haute couture is getting greener by the minute.