06 May '11, 5pm

Discarded to Divine's Upcycled Fashion Raises $80000 for San ...: A pile of torn, stained, and unwanted clothing...

Discarded to Divine's Upcycled Fashion Raises $80000 for San ...: A pile of torn, stained, and unwanted clothing...

Inspiration can come from the unlikeliest of places. In fact, it was a pile of torn, stained, and unwanted clothing that led Sally Rosen, director of St. Vincent de Paul , to create "Discarded to Divine," an annual event that is now a staple of the San Francisco fashion landscape. Rosen, whose charity works with the city's poor, abused, and homeless, invited local fashion designers to transform unusable clothing donations into exquisite upcycled designs for auctioning.

Full article: http://www.ecouterre.com/discarded-to-divines-upcycled-fa...

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