25 Aug '12, 12am

Wow. Nicole Dextras creates stunning classic dresses using leaves and flowers. #fashion #art

Wow. Nicole Dextras creates stunning classic dresses using leaves and flowers. #fashion #art

These dresses bring new meaning to the words natural and sustainable. A gentle take on the LBD (little black dress), the little green dresses are made out of leaves and flowers, as part of the Earth Art exhibition at Vancouver's VanDusen Botanical Gardens . Nicole Dextras is a Canadian environmental artist who works with nature . This gorgeous project takes its inspiration from Chanel's classic sleeveless dress. Subtitled "Wear it and Compost it ", each of the 28 dresses is being created on site at the museum from locally sourced plants. The dresses will be left on display outside, to decompose over time. Since the project started in July, many of the early dresses have lost leaves and have changed colour, which only makes them more beautiful as they follow the natural fate of the plants. © Nicole Dextras Cat They are made to measure for invited women who made suggestions ...

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