The one-of-a-kind confection dress is inspired by the flow of skirts in combination with the convenience of a one-piece dress. This upcycled and handmade dress is Vera Wang 100% cotton tee top in cream/cocoa/black, with over-dyed silk skirt in variegated cocoa. Cotton tulle peplum trim is overdyed fabric from English mill supplying costume materials for “Downton Abbey.”
Size Women’s medium. Bust 34, waist 38, hip 80.
More About the Artist
Discarded garments doomed for landfill become the main ingredient for Textile Chef designs. Designer Kathy Benson tracks down distinctive items from thrift and vintage stores, deconstructs them as a butcher would a carcass, seasons them with eclectic treasures from her designer’s pantry, and cooks up new apparel, accessories, and home decor. Every Textile Chef design is a fusion of curated elements--cloth cuisine to please your palate.
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