Susan T. Avila

Fashion Theory
71" x 64"
Recycled thread, hand printed gold pigment, Computerized embroidery machine stitching
Photos by John Bagley

This piece addresses the dichotomy between the desirable elements of fashion and many of the wasteful aspects of creating, wearing, and consuming fashion. The "green" threads in this piece were discarded by the fashion industry as a pre-consumer byproduct and recycled into a new fabric structure.

Fashion Theory Fashion Theory, detail
Fashion Theory Fashion Theory, detail

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