Best of Ecouterre: 7 Bizarre, Creepy, and Gross Examples of Eco-Fashion


Photo credit: Polly van der Glas

From solid canine-encrusted signet rings to delicate molar-embellished earrings, Polly van der Smith's toothy trinkets are a Tooth Fairy's dream.

Put your dearly departed pet on ice—the bejeweled kind, that is—by turning its ashes into wearable diamonds.

Azumi & David's quirky Hat Bag is a twofer: a bag that you can wear as a hat, or vice versa.

Unbelievably monstrous, designer Shin Murayama's wildly inventive fabric masks will keep you cowering under your blanket at night.

Would you wear clothing made from a built-up of your body's bacteria?

We're all for creative upcycling, but RP/Encore's macabre medley of jewelry and accessories made out of preserved rat heads, guinea pig feet, pigeon feathers, and whole mice give us the heebie jeebies.

This wackadoodle dress is made not from fabric, but from 120 upcycled zippers, each of which can be pulled apart or drawn together at a moment's notice to produce the desired effect.

Ecouterre is a website devoted to the future of clothing and textile design. We're dedicated to showcasing and supporting designers who not only contemplate cut, form, and drape, but also a garment's social and environmental impact, from the cultivation of its fibers to its use and disposal. Follow us on Twitter @ecouterre or join us on Facebook.

Tags: Clothing | Recycling

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