Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Junkie Couture at Reverse Garbage

If you're interested in fashion and accessories handmade from salvaged materials, the Reverse Garbage 'Junkie Couture' exhibition is for you!

Featuring diverse works from emerging artists, designers and crafters from right around Australia this exhibition showcases all the latest in handmade 'eco' fashion.

BrisStyle members, Chrissy Foreman C, Kellie Christie and Samantha Gilkes will have their work on display during the 'Junkie Couture' exhibition and we've got a sneaky peek right here just for you.....

(fabric ring - Chrissy Foreman C - make art hug trees)

Chrissy will be exhibiting her fabulous new Moon Wedge Necklaces, fabric brooches, fabric rings, fabric hair combs, fabric earrings and upcycled fabric handbags. Featuring glorious fabrics and designs with a true tree huggin' feel these pieces are sure to catch your eye.

(Moon Wedge Necklace - Chrissy Foreman C - make art hug trees)


(Kimono Flower Headband - Kellie Christie)

Kellie will have a range of upcycled accessories on display including her Kimono Flower Headbands and Interconnected Circle necklaces guaranteed to stand-out with Kellie's great eye for colour and design.

(Interconnected Circles - Kellie Christie)


(Doily Cloud and Rain Brooches - Samantha Gilkes - Jetta's Nest)

Samantha will be showing new works from her Timber Doily range, handmade brooches made from salvaged Pecan wood and featuring hand-drawn details. There'll also be a few old favourites on display including the salvaged Silky-Oak, Wise Old Owl Brooch and the salvaged Pecan Wood Fruit series.

(Wise Old Owl Brooch - Samantha Gilkes - Jetta's Nest)

Opening night is this Saturday 18 September from 6pm - 8pm and will feature live music, nibblies, drinks and a henna tattooist as well as a light night shopping opportunity in the Reverse Garbage warehouse. Everyone's welcome to come along, just head over the Junkie Couture event page on facebook to RSVP.


Chrissy Foreman C said...

Fantastic stuff! Can't wait to see Sam and Kellie's stuff in the flesh on the night! xx

Kellie Christie said...

It should be a top night ladies! I can't wait to see everyone's fabulous creations, I may even have to make a few purchases :)

Eliza said...

Good luck! They look wonderful. We will have to see about getting over to see them in real life!