Tag Archives: Recycled fashion

Psychedelic Babes

They knew that people are easily bored and constantly crave new stimulation. So they did their best to animate the world around them. Since the eye likes to travel, they often wore dresses that put vision on the road. They … Continue reading

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Enjambment and Janet Cooper

Janet Cooper is a friend and one of my favorite artists. She also owns the Muy Marcottage dress “Enjambment” and gave me a thrill by having herself photographed in the dress in various situations.  Scroll below to see some of … Continue reading

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Doilies and Huipiles

 Doiley Bags for Produce Tutorial….. There are various outdoor markets here in Rome that sell second hand clothing and, if one is lucky, also sell second-hand linens including doilies or, as they’re called in Italian, “centrini” (“small centers” probably because … Continue reading

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“Frequencies” and Muy Marcottage.

This dress is named “FreQuencies.” Before being wrapped with strips of red & white checkered fabric, it was a voluminous purple dress.  The variations of the checks remind me of variations in brain wave frequencies. “Brain waves have been grouped … Continue reading

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Happy

«The mind can deliberately change the way it sees things» – Colin Wilson – This summer I made many Muy Marcottage dresses.  Well, actually  many were  “almost done” but just needed to be finished.  So, surrounded by plants, I spent many … Continue reading

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