2014 CIARA DRESS

Model: Ciara Northen

Photographer: Brittany Reis

Hair and Makeup: Lanea Snow

 

Winner of the 2014 Conscious Designer's competition, this piece, inspired by the mahi mahi, is made entirely out of recycled soda cans.

 

THE PROCESS

(Left) The inspiration for the dress: The Mahimahi

 

 

 

(Below) The first batch of soda cans lined up before cutting. I used regular scissors and used a stencil to cut 2 "scales" from each can. 

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300 soda cans were cut then sewn onto a fabric base.

The back of the dress

The back of the dress

RAVA working on the corset

RAVA working on the corset