Gallery: Top 7 Recycled Fashion Design...

As someone far cleverer than us once said, trash is a failure of the imagination. From jewelry recast from confiscated AK-47 rifles to a "Joan of Arc" armor made of discarded bicycle inner tubes, here are this year's best examples of "waste not, want not." From Somewhere's "Unity" dress, derived from offcuts of Speedo’s barracuda-inspired Fastskin3 swimsuits and combining the Olympic team colors of the United States, Great Britain, Australia, Germany, Spain, Japan, Canada, the Netherlands, and Israel.

We couldn’t include all our refashioned favorites. Drop by our archives for any stories you may have missed.

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