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« on: July 02, 2008 04:28:54 PM »

I just found this article in Marie Claire Australia - they got a group of Australian designers to source garments in their local op-shops, and re-design them. Most are pretty unrecognisable in their former shapes! And the designers' sketches are also available in a separate slideshow. It's interesting to see the development of ideas from raw materials to haute couture.

http://au.lifestyle.yahoo.com/b/marie-claire/4780/from-cast-off-to-couture/
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