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  • Alana Rea

    Orgami Junk Mail Dress...Also by Recycle Runway owner and artist Nancy Judd, this gown is (surprisingly) made out of colorful pieces of junk mail. Catalogs, solicitations and newspaper ads were folded into fans and sewn onto a scrap-canvas skirt and dress. Judd used the excess material to create a mantilla for the hair, and old postage stamps to cover the vintage shoes

  • Melinda Nagy Otero

    Junk mail dress

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