26 Apr '11, 3pm

Weedrobes: Artist Creates Stunning Garments From Fruit, Weeds, Flowers (Photos)

Weedrobes: Artist Creates Stunning Garments From Fruit, Weeds, Flowers (Photos) Camellia Countessa is a wearable garment made from camellia flowers, lilac, yucca and laurel leaves, willow branches and thorns. Photos: Nicole Dextras Environmental art doesn't necessarily have to be restricted to a pile of rocks stacked together by Andy Goldsworthy -- it can also take the form of wearable, fashionable and socially engaged garments too. Made with fruits, weeds, flowers and leaves, 'Weedrobes' is the delightful series of meticulously detailed, perishable gowns, coats and suits by Canadian environmental artist Nicole Dextras . Striking a careful balance between style and commentary, the message behind Weedrobes' is aimed squarely at the not-always-so-sustainable practices of the fashion industry, while also redefining the perceived immortality of haute couture . View the entire ...

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