A Worldly Wardrobe: Beautiful Vintage Maps As Dresses and Shirts By Elisabeth Lecourt

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“Coquille de Noix et Allumette”, Bird Eye View of San Francisco rep. 1846, Signed and sealed E.L. Elisabeth Lecourt, 2012, 841 x 594 x 30 mm

London artist Elisabeth Lecourt‘s Les Robes Géographiques is a series of sweet dresses and a few buttoned-down shirts that use actual vintage paper maps from all over the world in lieu of textiles. (more…)

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Pap(i)er Fashion At The Museum Bellerive

papier fashion at museum bellerive

The Pap(i)er Fashion Exhibition at the Museum Bellerive takes us through the fascinating history of paper clothes, beginning with the Swinging Sixties in America and, as the trend spread later, to Europe. The paper fashions reflected what was happening in art, politics and culture at the time; Pop Art and Op Art, Company logos, newspaper prints, and even the electoral candidates of 1968. (more…)

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And You Thought Origami Was Impressive: Paper Fashions By Zoe Bradley

paper fashions by Zoe bradley

Artist Zoe Bradley creates stunning headpieces, dresses, sets and installations crafted from various papers. That’s right…. paper. And boxes, and sometimes even plastic spoons. But her ‘forte’ is her signature use of various “luxury” papers in a sculptural way. (more…)

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