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Cinderemma
« on: October 08, 2009 04:59:53 PM »

So last semester Jay McCarol of Project Runway came to my school for a Q and A session. In honor of his visit the University Program Board put together a trashion show. (Clothes made out of trash or reused items.)

Here is my dress!! Big thanks to my friend for modeling it!


Here we are together


And here we are with Jay McCarol!


From the top down:

The headband is bicycle inner tube with a yoyo made of tablecloth.

The straps on the top were made from bicycle innner tubes, the bodice was made of seatbelts, the boobs were vinyl records and raffia placemats.

The bottom is made of a second hand table cloth, duct tape and the black part sticking out the bottom is crocheted vhs tape.

Even the shoes were bought from a second hand store and painted.

Comments and criticism always welcome!
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« Reply #1 on: October 08, 2009 06:11:25 PM »

oh i love it! Well done Smiley the woven seatbelts add so much.
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« Reply #2 on: October 08, 2009 06:17:03 PM »

so jealous that you met jay. and your dress is gorgeous, i love that it's also made out of trash! that's awesome. crocheting the vhs tape was inspired, i love it.
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« Reply #3 on: October 08, 2009 06:34:59 PM »

Work it girl   Wink
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« Reply #4 on: October 08, 2009 06:57:44 PM »

That's so cool...I've wanted to be a part of a trashion show since I first heard of them a few years ago. You did a fantastic job Cheesy I bet yours was the most unique, pulling so many great materials and crafting methods together. Good for you, the dress looks fantastic!
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« Reply #5 on: October 08, 2009 06:58:59 PM »

P.S I can't believe you have so many views and so little comments! I thought this was a super interesting post!
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« Reply #6 on: October 09, 2009 12:29:49 AM »

Great job! I'm also very jealous you met Jay.
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« Reply #7 on: October 09, 2009 01:56:08 AM »

Amazing. It's unbelievable what you can make out of trash!
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« Reply #8 on: October 09, 2009 02:03:24 AM »

wow great work  Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: October 09, 2009 03:58:56 AM »

it looks really stunning and i'm a bit jeleaus because you met jay ^^
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