20 Aug '11, 12pm

The Recycled Paper Dress That Gets Better with Wear (Photos)

The "Ready-to-wear-away" dress wears away as you wear it. Photo: Deborah Feingold On TreeHugger, we like to focus on fashion that is built to last but this unusual garment could hardly go down without a mention. Called the "Ready-to-wear-away" dress, it is more an artistic creation than a wearable dress. Though wearing is exactly what it takes to get the dress to reveal its hidden design. Read on: The dress is the result of a collaboration between couture designer Sylvia Heisel and Paper No. 9 's Rebecca Cole Marshall, a recent Pratt Institute graduate who works with brown recycled shipping paper. "I'm fascinated by clothing that changes as you wear it," Heisel said, when asked about the collaboration. "Most clothes are made to last forever, but our lives and bodies don't stay the same and fashion is constantly changing," according to the press release. All photos: Deborah...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/08/the-recycled-pape...

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