Fairytale Dress from Recycled Children’s Books

April 5, 2011 / No Comments

Children’s books are no longer just comic. In what could prove to be an additional excitement to the whole kids’ scene, Boston based designer Ryan Novelline has weaved a gorgeous gown from pages taken from discarded children’s books. The brand new attempt has placed Ryan Novelline among the top-class ‘green designers’.

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The 22,000 square inch skirt uses illustrations and pictures from the pages of ‘Golden Books’, a classic among kid’s books. No wonder the gown is named ‘Golden Book Gown’ !

The golden stitches in the bodice gives the gown a shiny appearance and on asked about the same Novelline frankly attributes it to his love towards the golden spines on the ‘Golden Books’. Strange are the ways from which a craft gets a spark!

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Though the dress is not suitable to wear on a daily basis, it shows that even a dull and seemingly useless object can be given a fresh new appeal by a little artistic imagination over it. Of course, it helps to bring in focus the need to go ‘green’

(via Treehugger)