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High Fashion Couture- From Recycled and Discarded Materials

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West Village artist Debra Rapoport, 73, has a knack for turning garbage into fashion. Her signature hats, made from paper towels, sell for as much as $450. “Recycled materials speak to me. It’s like they say, ‘Give me a second life!’ She finds recycled, discarded and unusual materials and gives them a brilliant second life as high fashion couture.

No items or material of any origin are out of consideration for her “Gifted and Thrifted” unique creations, A self-described “advanced style star”, Rapoport combs the streets of New York City in search of that which catches her eye. http://debrarapoport.com/

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Lynn Wood @ 2019.12.02 7:31 PM
Very creative use of recycling in fashion!

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2 December 2019

 
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