Typical of the fashion world, apparently upcycled fashion wasn’t a cool or catchy enough phrase to describe this type of upcycling. Hence, Trashion was born.
It begs the question of why this is not done more often on a commercial level by top designers.
Bottega Veneta dress - $306
Ann Demeulemeester jacket, tank top and jeans - $140
” RECORD DRESS “
An extra large T-shirt is partially slashed in bands to create a circular motif.
The new armhole is made with a series of hand-made knots.
A fishing net is directly draped on a dummy to create a long evening dress.
” FOOTBALL JACKET “
A leather jacket is made of footballs. The balls are cut up, flattened and
applied on leather similar to the rubbery inner tube of the ball.
Vintage buttons are embroidered on a silk chiffon to create a bit-mapped effect motif.
An abundance of rings, identity bracelets and chain necklaces in
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