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Christmas Wrapping Dress

While most of us throw the wrapping paper into the fireplace after we open the gifts, Olivia Mears of Avant-Geek has been taking leftover Christmas wrappings and making ballgown dresses out of them. Christmas wrappings aren’t the only things she creates… she has a whole portfolio of cool creations ranging from …

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Beautiful Paper Wedding Dress

Russia artist Asya Kozina ( that fabulous artist that made those paper wigs)  designed these national wedding dresses out of paper! Wowie wow wow. I suck at making paper planes, so this is beyond impressive to me. This was a project for an underwear brand called ‘Wild Orchid’, hence the …

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Incredible Paper Wigs

Russian artist Asya Kozina created these stunning 18th century wigs from paper! Amazing, isn’t it?! I love when artists use mundane mediums to create incredible pieces of art. Fit for a queen, these wigs are super intricate and tedious to make… but the end result, wowie wow WOW! Check out more of …

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A Paper Dress

Check out this awesome paper dress by Canadian  Casey Watson. It is from her White Reef collection and mimics the scales on a fish. I love fashion that utilizes non-conventional fabrics and materials. This is one serious risk of paper cuts on the the body, but seriously worth the look. It would be …

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Paper Planes

These are definitely a bit more complicated than paper planes! Artist Lisa Rodden intricately cuts paper into fascinating motifs for you and me to ogle at.  It’s pretty precise in the photo and I bet in person it’s even more impressive. Check out her other works on her website. My favorite has …

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Paper Dolls

Check out this cool exhibit called “Prêt-à-Papier: The Exquisite Art of Isabelle de Borchgrave” at the Hillwood Estate Museum and Gardens in Washington! Belgian artist Isabelle de Borchgrave crafted 18th century gowns and shoes entirely of paper! Dang!!  Obviously, she doesn’t give an eff about paper cuts. Yes, I’m one of those people who …

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Paper Jewelry by Saloukee

        Designed by UK designer Sarah Kelly, Saloukee specializes in 3D paper jewelry. Check out the rivets and laser cut detailing! It’s like the most romantic office jewelry ever! I will never look at a file folder the same way again. What’s funny is that they specialize in ‘first …

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Issey Miyake- Fall 2011- Origami- Literally!

Issey Myake is famous for those pleated fabrics that dominate his collections. I always think they just forgot to iron the garment, but it’s actually on purpose. This season, the pleats were toned down and folded in an origami sort of way. Pretty innovative! The first three photos are quite …

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