Thursday, February 24, 2011

Reuse & Repurpose: What a Notion!

The creative minds at Anthropologie are at it again with this gorgeous ball gown created out of craft paper, zippers and floral fabrics. In the windows of the Chelsea Market location, this stunner is stopping passersby in their steps with its fairy tale glamour and ingenious use of sewing notions.

Can you imagine this beauty on the red carpet at The Academy Awards? I envision this wonder on Helena Bonham Carter!

Always Frugal, Always Fabulous,

The Elegant Thrifter


  1. This looks like it was made by (or taken from) Isabelle de Borchgrave who is a renowned Belgian artist that does historically accurate life sized clothing in paper. She currently has an exhibit at the de Young Museum in San Francisco called "Pulp Fashion"



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