Amazon
news

STORY:
Paper Clothes for 2000

It may seem impractical but paper is making its way to the fashion runway

Throwaway fashion is on the runway of the 21st century and the new millennium. Paper products are making a splash in the fashion world. That’s right paper clothes are making a comeback.

The paper clothes trend actually started in the 60’s when Pop Art was in full swing. Artist James Rosenquit wore a paper suit to many fashionable functions. The fashion is back and Rosenquit is busy designing again.

Last year, fashion designer Hugo Boss asked Rosenquit to redesign the paper suit 90’s style. He did, and 50 suits were auctioned for charity after being worn by Dennis Hopper and Samuel L. Jackson. In fact, one of the paper suits is now permanently exhibited at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.


Where art goes, fashion follows and the paper trend is seriously taking off this year.

You can buy a variety of paper clothes. Choose from a creased paper shirt (John Rocha), paper Aertex top (Krizia World), paper look jacket (Uth) or a banana fiber paper hat (Paul Smith Men). In London, you can even buy it in Top Shop: Hussein Chalayan has created an affordable range for TS Design, including a paper shift dress, Velcro-fastening trousers, shirt and even a matching paper bag purse.

This time around, the fabric is called DuPont Tyvek and is more commonly used for courier envelopes and banners. It resembles paper but can be worn again and again, and even chucked in the washing machine. Throwaway fashion? No, you can wear this paper over and over again.

(Source: The Guardian)

DATE: 1/18/2000

For more E2000 stories, click here:
news | events | Y2K | today's news | life | party | stew

clear

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Email
Everything 2000

News
Event News
What is Y2K?
When does the Millennium begin?

Millennium Party Tips

Millennium Weddings


square Mega-events
square United States
square Canada
square South America

square Europe
square Great Britain
square Africa
square Middle East
square Asia
square Down Under
square Antarctica
square Cruises

Marketplace
square Books
square Collectibles
square Celebration Supplies
square General Merchandise
square Travel Packages

Trademarks
Y2K Humor
Bugs 2000
kidd millennium

Books
square general
square historical
square goal setting
square spirituality
square prophecy

Resources
square organizations
square celebrations
square online
square global community
square peace
square religion
square environment
square apocalypse
square space

HR


Everything 2000
Home | Todays News | Everything Weekly
Year 2000 Books and Videos | Links


© Copyright 2000. EverythingHolidays.com, Inc. and symbol is a trademark. Everything 2000
is a registered trademark of EverythingHolidays, Inc. All rights reserved.

Adhost.com