Trashion Show workshop Sunday, March 24
Published 11:10 am Friday, March 22, 2013
Think “trash” plus “fashion” and you have the inspiration for the third annual Tryon Trashion Show, a part of the eighth annual Tryon April Fools Festival on April 6.
The runway show, to be held immediately after the April Fools Parade, will feature fashions and accessories of used, re-purposed and recycled materials created by and for adults, children and pets.
According to Wikipedia, “Trashion” is a term for art, jewelry, fashion and objects for the home created from used, thrown-out, found and repurposed elements. The term was first coined in New Zealand in 2004 and gained in usage through 2005. Trashion is a form of found art, which is basically using objects that already have some other defined purpose, and turning it into art.”