West End Upcycled Fashion, 2014

In 2014, Community Palette hosted the inaugural 2014 Eco-Fashion show and UpCycling competition.

Select participants were invited to document their work in collaboration with local photographers.

The finished photos were published in both 65 Degree and Carmel Magazines.

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Title: East of Eden

Designer: Miss Velvet Cream

Inspiration: John Steinbeck

Materials: Reclaimed Denim and Salvaged Fabrics

Photographer: Bailey Lee

Hair and Makeup : Gina Marie Davi

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Title: Salome

Designer: Beverly Van Pelt

Inspiration: Jourdain Barton

Materials : Rubber Bands, Trash Bags, Pearls

Photographer: Molly Steenson

Hair and Makeup: Beverly Van Pelt

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Title: How do you LOVE me now

Designer: Diana Taylor

Inspiration: Horst Redenbacher

Materials: Various reclaimed items

Photographer: Michelle Magdalena Maddox

Hair and Makeup: Anya Mendez/Adara Salon DSC_0757_pp copyTitle: Aja

Designer: Domini Anne

Inspiration: Hanif Wondir

Materials: Offcut and Prom Dress

Photographer: Bailey Lee

Hair and Makeup: Gina Marie Davi ExposedDressExtended

Title: Exposed

Inspiration: Rachael Short Photography

Designer: Domini Anne

Materials: Failed photographic prints, inner tube rubber, and wedding dress

Photographer: Rachael Short

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Title: The Muse
Designer: Frankie Rodriguez and Stephanie Sumler
Inspiration: Edward Weston
Photographer: Manny Espinoza
Materials: Bathtub Chain, UpCycled Clothing
Hair and Makeup: Abel Perez