Friday, June 11, 2010

Our first Trashy Chic event Pictures

The June 3rd event at Linger Cafe & Lounge was our first "Trashy Chic" Thursday. Why Trashy Chic? We came up with the moniker because it characterizes what we do. We design our crafts by recycling discarded remnants of materials (umbrellas, old garments, plastic bags, found objects and more). In a nutshell, this is the rationale behind Trashy Chic”. 
At our first presentation, I was joined by the very talented and outstanding Stephanie Huffaker who makes jewelry out of discarded plastic bags. Those present were in awe at the ingenuity behind her work, and the symbiosis between dresses and jewelry made out of discarded materials was needless to say inescapable.
 Stay tune for more exciting "Trashy Chic" events.
Here are some pictures of the event, enjoy.

Laiza is wearing a dress made of recycled men shirt, and the old collar is been used as accessories. Her bangles are made of discarded plastic bags of Garbage of Eden.

Natalie is wearing a skirt made of men recycled sleeve shirts.
Abby is wearing a dress made of recycled  men trousers and recycled tie.

Abby is wearing a top made of recycled men shirt.

Stephanie of Garbage of Eden is wearing a dress made of umbrellas and organic Hemp.

I am wearing a dress made of recycled men trousers and I added a beautiful scrap of lace to accentuate the look. My bangles and ring are of Garbage of Eden made of recycled plastic bags.

Laiza is wearing a top made of a recycled men shirt and the insert is from a recycled umbrella.

Natalie is wearing a dress made of recycled materials, the front piece and tie are from a men trousers.

Sebila is wearing a dress made of recycled cotton and silk and her jewelries are of Garbage of Eden.

Laiza is wearing a dress made of recycled materials. 100% cotton.

Phoebe dress is made of recycled materials and her tote is made of recycled umbrella and upholstery materials.

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