Green consumerism is attracting many people towards dresses made from recycled material. Many designers are taking everything from bottle caps, which you throw in the landfills, tires of your car and other discarded things to create clothing and accessories. Recently, I was surprised to see this dress made from bottle caps; which inspired me to share this compilation with you.
• Designer: Danica Olders
Displayed at: Atlantic Fashion Week, 2009
Dress: The gold flapper dress made from hundreds of crushed bottle caps was an eye-catching one. The dress not only got audience’s applause but also conveyed a message of reusing the discarded material in a proper way.
• Designer: Emie Otis
Displayed at: Junk to Funk 2008
Dress: The dress is made up of 600 bottle caps, which is attached to a delicate wire frame (made from 30 wires hangers). The dress weighing 45 pounds took 450 hours of work. It’s a dazzling work of wearable art, isn’t it?
• Designer: Gary Harvey
Displayed at: Recycle Now Week, 2008
Dress: The dress was made from soda cans, soup cans, bottle caps, wrappers, plastic bags, etc. The main motive was to tell and encourage people to go for recycling dresses.
• Designer: Roxanne
Dress: The dress is made from 317 Heineken bottle caps which is carefully pulled together to make this stunning outfit.
And the killer dresses goes on and on below: