Mark Boyer

Susie MacMurray's Prickly "Widow" Gown Is Made of 100,000 Dressmaker's Needles

by , 12/03/11

Susie MacMurray, Widow, ecouterre, fashion, recycled materials, London, Power of Making, eco fashion

Are you willing to suffer for fashion? Then try this on for size: Susie MacMurray has constructed a prickly gown out of more than more than 94 pounds of adamantine dressmaker pins. The Widow Gown, which is made up of black Napa leather and more than 100,000 needles, is on display at the Victoria & Albert Museum’s “Power of Making” exhibit in London. Click through to read more about the unique garment and see some closeup shots.


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