21 Jun '13, 7pm

Couture Fashion... A new use for our wood scraps?

spies opportunity. After discovering tiny, diamond-shaped wood chips on a workshop floor at Kingston University in London—the leftovers of some architecture student, no doubt—the fashion master's student was reminded of a secondhand snakeskin bag she once purchased. Scooping them up, Nieuwenhuys set to work, layering the wooden scraps onto fabric like reptilian scales . The result is an arresting "biomimetic" collection of corsets, floor-length evening dresses, trousers, and neckpieces that marries modern laser-cutting techniques with a couturier's delicate yet exacting touch.

Full article: http://www.ecouterre.com/stefanie-nieuwenhuys-recycles-wo...

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