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Cardboard ballgown, via Strode College

I don't know if you'll ever be in the mood for such intense DIY, but let's take a moment to recognize those who go above and beyond in recycling. The innovative dresses you'll see below are made from unlikely materials, including balloons, soda cans, and newspapers, to name a few. If traditional recycling just isn't exciting enough for you, these examples might inspire some interesting designs of your own

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Faux Fur Coat 

Obsolete cassette & video tape make an absolutely reeling garment, from Recycle Runway


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Crime Scene

Police tape is fashioned into "warning-wear" from Recycle Runway

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Newspaper dress, via Society Hill

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Jellyfish dress

"Plastic bags were transformed in this aquatic apparel!" from Recycle Runway

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Cardboard dress via Strode College

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Bread clip wedding dress, designed and worn by Stephanie Watson

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Newspaper dress, via Katie Rose Cottage

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Youth Eco-Dress

Made by 2,000 children out of recycled office paper from Recycle Runway

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Golden Book Gown, designed by Ryan Jude Novelline 

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Soda pop tab dress, created and worn by DuctTapeRockStar

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This dress is made entirely out of toilet paper, via Odd Stuff Magazine 

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Designed by artist Adriana Bertini, these gowns for Dress Up Against AIDS are made entirely out of condoms. via Odd Stuff Magazine 

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A shimmering gown made entirely from soda cans, via Odd Stuff Magazine

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A dress made entirely of wood, from deviantart user rainycanary

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Porcelain dress by Chinese artist Li Xiaofeng, via Couture Carrie

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