Ecouture: Gary Harvey’s “Trashion”

Repurposing clothing is a great way to update your wardrobe, save money, and protect the environment. If you have your doubts, check out these works of art, made from old clothing (and in one case, newspapers!) by Gary Harvey. (All images are from the Gary Harvey Collection.)

Made from 28 army jackets.

Made from 42 pairs of Levi’s 501 jeans.

Harvey says: “Jeans are one of the most hardwearing garments, originally designed as a work uniform, and made in a fabric designed to last years. Since the transition from ‘work-to-wear’ fashion, jeans are often discarded for the latest silhouette before the end of their useful life.”

Made from 21 laundry bags.

Made from 30 copies of The Financial Times.

Made from cans, bottle tops, and candy wrappers.

Now, we’re not suggesting that these are garments you could or should wear on the average day but it just goes to show that you can repurpose anything into something fun and fashionable if you are creative enough!

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One thought on “Ecouture: Gary Harvey’s “Trashion”

  1. i rate this a 999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999 i love them they look so good!

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