Eco-Designers Turn Yesterday’s News into Headline-Making Paper Couture

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At the Yesterday’s News Green Catwalk Event and Workshop in New York City on Tuesday, four leading sustainable designers—Samantha Pleet, Bahar Shahpar, Lara Miller, and Restore Clothing’s Anthony Lilore—unveiled a quartet of looks made almost entirely of recycled newspaper. Part of an initiative by the cat-litter manufacturer to promote its new recyclable packaging, the Do-Gooder Design Challenge culminates in an auction of the newspaper garments on eBay, with the proceeds going to a charity of each designer’s choice: Kiva, Riverkeeper, The Land Connection, and Trees for the Future. In addition, Yesterday’s News is making a $6,000 donation to each charity. Meow.

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2 Responses to “Eco-Designers Turn Yesterday’s News into Headline-Making Paper Couture”

  1. greennature2 says:

    I think this’s TOTALLY awesome, they look fabulously gorgeous!!! :D :)

  2. luis says:

    The only problem about those newspaper dresses is that once they are finished, they are already outdated!

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