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Architect Recycles Rubber Bands into Bauhaus-Inspired Dress

Posted By Diane Pham On January 9, 2011 @ 10:59 am In Accessories and Fashion,Design,sustainable style sundays | 1 Comment

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In this digital age, you’d be hard set to find anyone still using rubber bands. But despite the stretchy stuff’s near extinction, that doesn’t mean the forgotten office supply can’t find an inspired new use. Case in point, New York [1]architect Margarita Mileva [2]has found a brilliant new way to turn more than a handful of discarded rubber bands into incredible accessories and apparel [3]. With her past works [3] already gaining cred in the fashion world, it’s been her recent unveil of the “RB Dress” [4] that’s really blown away both her peers and public. Inspired by painter Paul Klee [5]and the Bauhaus [6] movement, Mileva painstakingly transformed 14,235 rubber bands into a cocktail-ready dress able to rival any piece of designer haute couture.


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[1] New York : http://www.inhabitat.com/nyc

[2] Margarita Mileva : http://www.etsy.com/shop/margaritamileva

[3] incredible accessories and apparel: http://www.ecouterre.com/margarita-mileva-makes-jewelry-from-discarded-rubber-bands-paper-clips/

[4] “RB Dress”: http://milevarchitects.com/m2/StartPageM2-8.swf

[5] Paul Klee : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Klee

[6] Bauhaus: http://www.ecouterre.com/mociun-modern-bahaus-inspired-eco-fashion/

[7] READ MORE >: http://www.ecouterre.com/margarita-mileva-recycles-rubber-bands-into-bauhaus-inspired-dress/

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