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High Fashion Couture- From Recycled and Discarded Materials


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.

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IdeaSpies @ 2019.12.02 8:31 AM
Very creative use of recycling in fashion!

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By make-happen

2nd December 2019


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