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Nicole Dextras Creates Little Green Dresses that Transform Foliage into Fine Compostable Fashion

Posted By Charley Cameron On October 6, 2012 @ 11:48 am In Ecouterre | No Comments

Nicole Dextras, Little Green Dresses, Sustainable Fashion, Plants Clothing, Green Clothing, Compostable Fashion, Foliage Dress [1]

Created by artist and designer Nicole Dextras [2], the Little Green Dress Projekt [3] is a collection of twenty one gorgeous dresses crafted from finely-woven palms, leaves and berries. Recently displayed at VanDusen Botanical Garden’s [4] Earth Art Exhibition, the intricate, vibrant pieces are made entirely from sustainable materials. Dextras’ work provides a eye-catching commentary on environmentally-conscientious fashion—and unlike the masses of ultimately disposable fashion [5] that ends up in landfill, the Little Green Dresses can be composted [6]!


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[1] Image: http://inhabitat.com/wp-content/blogs.dir/1/files/2012/10/little-green-dress-projekt-537x402-lead.jpg

[2] Nicole Dextras: http://www.nicoledextras.com/

[3] Little Green Dress Projekt: http://littlegreendresses.wordpress.com/earth-art-exhibition/

[4] VanDusen Botanical Garden’s: http://vancouver.ca/vandusen/

[5] disposable fashion: http://www.ecouterre.com/how-do-we-break-our-fast-fashion-addiction-an-interview-with-overdressed-author-elizabeth-l-cline/

[6] composted: http://inhabitat.com/tag/composting/

[7] READ MORE >: http://www.ecouterre.com/nicole-dextras-turns-foliage-into-compostable-little-green-dresses/

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