From Trash to a Bikini

Students at a Philly fashion school turned trash into clothing and the exhibit is heading to Connecticut.

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Finished eating that candy bar? Save the wrapper because it can help you make the perfect strapless dress. Oh, and that old shower curtain you’re thinking of tossing out? It can be this season's banging bikini.
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Telemundo San Antonio
Some students from the Moore College of Art & Design in Philly turned trash into fashion and it will be on display in Connecticut.
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The pieces are on display for the Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority Trash Museum’s new “Fashion from Trashin” exhibit.
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The designers used electrical tape, soy packets, shower curtains, used candy wrappers, phone wire and old CDs.
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The students' designs are made entirely of recycled or reused items.
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Yolanda Martínez
Models walked down the runway in the "trashy fashion" in Philly in April.
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See these fashions at Family Fun Day on Saturday, Nov. 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Trash Museum is located at 211 Murphy Road, Hartford.
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It's not just fashion. Judy Prill, of the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection, will also demonstrate how to make homemade cleaning products that don’t contain harsh chemicals.
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