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WorldFest LA

Showing of a few pieces that were created for Red Carpet events at the EcoTent at World Festival LA 2014.

 

 


Tesla Jacket

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Creative Director, Photographer, and friend, James Orlando modeling the Tesla-inspired Men’s Jacket. Made from auto parts and other found object materials.


Power Plant

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Model, Asia Kate Dillon, a longtime friend and fellow upcycler in the Power Plant dress a joint collaboration with Screen printing Artist, Marco Williams. Made from 2 separate dresses and a metal belt, the custom image tells the story of our transition to electric cars- and the hope that we will move beyond the Power Plant.


Spider Bustle

Front design made from vintage embroidery satin / Back bustle made from a nightie molded to shape by prom dress tulle.  Check out what this is made out of, view before pictures at “Behind the Seams”.  This is now in its 3rd upcycle as the LA Muse Dress.

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Deep Red Wine

From the ( re ) 2011 Collection at the 2nd Annual “ReFashion Fashion Show” in Marquette, MI 2011.  Even I get to walk the runway at the end 😉  A gorgeous deep wine 1970s vintage dress that was so ripped it was in the garbage. Mended, hemmed, and added a Renaissance style tassel draping.

(photographers: Yin Tang & Dustin Katona / Model: Lanni Lantto)


Art Deco Dress

From the ( re ) 2011 Collection at the 2nd Annual “ReFashion Fashion Show” in Marquette, MI 2011.  Art Deco Inspired Party Dress playing with shapes from various deconstructed blouses.  Check out what this is made out of, view before pictures at “Behind the Seams”

(photographer: Yin Tang / Model: Megan Bennet)


Table Runner Dress

From the ( re ) 2011 Collection at the 2nd Annual “ReFashion Fashion Show” in Marquette, MI 2011.  Made from 9 layers of lace and a stunning back accent of an heirloom table runner.

(photographer: Yin Tang / Model: Megan Bennet)


>< Dress

From the ( re ) 2011 Collection at the 2nd Annual “ReFashion Fashion Show” in Marquette, MI 2011.  Bodice cut out made from a women’s 2xl blazer, shawl made from a Vera scarf.  Check out what this is made out of, view before pictures at “Behind the Seams”

(photographer: Yin Tang / Model: Jill Weingarten)


Stripes Evening Gown

From the ( re ) 2011 Collection at “History on the Catwalk” in Marquette, MI 2011.  See Couture Collection & Behind the Seams for more pictures and explanation of materials.

(photographer: Jeff Geniesse / Model: Amanda Wallace)


Black Lace Shawl

From the ( re ) 2011 Collection at “History on the Catwalk” in Marquette, MI 2011.

(photographer: Jeff Geniesse / Model: Melanie Borg)


1930s ReMade

From the ( re ) 2011 Collection at “History on the Catwalk” in Marquette, MI 2011. A 1930s piece has been modified and updated.

(photographer: Jeff Geniesse / Model: Brie Trujillo)


Bartender Jumper + Reunion Skirt

From the ( re ) 2010 Collection at the 1st Annual “ReFashion Fashion Show” in Marquette, MI 2010.  Check out what this is made out of, view before pictures at “Behind the Seams”

(photographer: Cory Genovese / Model: Brie Trujillo)


The Tent Dress

The Tent Dress making multiple appearances, even in different forms.  ( re )’s most dramatic example of transformation and a crowd favorite. See Couture Collection & Behind the Seams for more pictures and explanation of materials.

(photographers: Paul Joran & Yin Tang / Models: Ashley Boehm & Leah Kirchhoff)


ColorBurst Applique Jumper

From the ( re ) 2009 Collection at “Transfigure: An Eco-Friendly Fashion Show” in Ithaca, NY 2009.  Great examples of transforming plain grey pieces with bits of color via applique.

(photographer: James Orlando / Models: Alex Almeda & Lanni Lantto)


Red Tulip Apron Skirt

From the ( re ) 2009 Collection at “Transfigure: An Eco-Friendly Fashion Show” in Ithaca, NY 2009.

(photographer: Paul Joran / Model: Kim Pacent)


Scarlett Cinema

From the ( re ) 2009 Collection at “Transfigure: An Eco-Friendly Fashion Show” in Ithaca, NY 2009. See Couture Collection & Behind the Seams for more pictures and explanation of materials.

(photographers: Paul Joran & Alejandro Cerdena / Models: Erinn Arnette & Kiki Chuen)


The Oscar Dress

From the ( re ) 2009 Collection at “Transfigure: An Eco-Friendly Fashion Show” in Ithaca, NY 2009.  See Couture Collection & Behind the Seams for more pictures and explanation of materials.

(photographer: Paul Joran / Model: Moina Snyder)


Renaissance Dress

From the ( re ) 2009 Collection at “SewGreen’s RESPECT Art & Design Show” in Ithaca, NY 2009.  Floor length vintage dress, shortened in front for a Renaissance look and long and draped down the back.

(photographer: James Orlando /  Model: Dani Brown)