My "trash raincoat" made of more than 80 snack bar wrappers inside-out and shipping tape. This was entered in the 2014 Rubbish to Runway show.
This is my "Best of Show" award-winning dress that I entered in the 2013 Rubbish 2 Runway show and contest. It is made of black trash bags, and sequins cut from aluminum cans and clear plastic take-out food container lids.
This is the second dress I entered in the Rubbish 2 Runway show and contest. It is made of white trash bags, trash bag ties, and aluminum can sequins.
This is my dress made of discarded sweetener packets; it won Best Ready-to-Wear in the Trash Makeover Challenge 2013 in Texas.
These are the trash/recyclable creations I made for the Trash Makeover Challenge 2013. The pants are made from popcorn bags, the jacket is a trash bag with aluminum can "hole-punched" sequins; the middle dress is made of Sweetener packets and the white dress is made of a trash bag and aluminum can sequins and plastic food container sequins.
This is a trash bag dress made with aluminum can sequins and larger plastic food container sequins.
These pants are made from popcorn bags and the jacket is a trash bag with aluminum can "hole-punched" sequins with the recycling logo cut out of the back sequins.
This is the 1st creation that was part of my winning collection at the Texas Campaign for the Environment's 2012 Trash Makeover Challenge. It's made of 50-60 snack bar and popsicle wrappers placed on a garbage bag. The cuffs are made from toilet paper rolls and garbage bag plastic.
Second outfit that was part of my winning collection in the Texas Campaign for the Environment's 2012 Trash Makeover Challenge fashion show. The "puffy" jacket is made from a garbage bag filled with shredded paper and the skirt is made of tin foil yogurt lids.
Tie-dye sleeveless tie-neck top with contrasting drawstring waistband.
Billowy, wide-leg rayon challis pant in a "retro" print.
Drawstring tunic cover-up in a color block style.
Vintage-style evening bags of my own design.
"Birdie Sling" bag (an Amy Butler pattern) in corduroy and a cotton Ikat print.