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Trashy fashion

From The Bellingham Herald:

“Recycled clothing is nothing new. You can pick some up at Goodwill, Value Village or any number of local consignment shops.

But clothing made out of recycled goods, that gets a little more interesting.

Kilts that started life as beer boxes and coffee-cup collars were just a few of the creative ideas at this year’s Haute Trash fashion show, put on by Haute Trash and the RE Store on April 11 at the Wild Buffalo. The fashion show has been going on in Bellingham since 2006, but with the recent all-encompassing trend to go green, this year’s show was the best yet.”

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This is more of a DIY post, but I always like the possibilities of finding new uses for wires, lighting, and other technologies.



Beth Kelley is an applied & digital anthropologist with an overall interest in how people engage with and are impacted by their environments and vice versa. This has manifested itself in many ways, by looking at creativity, playful spaces, built environments, and environmental enrichment, sustainability, design research, and integrative and collaborative models of learning such as through play and hands-on learning.