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And the bride wore...recycled plastic bottles?!

Michelle Brand isn’t your typical wedding-gown designer, but then again, “Green With Envy” isn’t your typical wedding gown. Trailed by a 16-foot train and weighing more than 22 pounds, the gown is the sum of 2,220 recycled plastic-bottle bases, 6,512 plastic-bottle tops, 13,880 tags, and months of tireless labor. The wedding dress, which debuted at Britain’s largest inner-city shopping center in April 2011, isn’t just a sly nod to the Windsor-Middleton nuptials . It’s also designed to encourage shoppers to ditch plastic bags in favor of reusable canvas totes.

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