​I'm excited to share the outcome of a project which made to the cover of Junkies Magazine Australia - which is a part of the growing global "waste re-imagined" movement. It was a great opportunity to collaborate with Anna Mango, an award winning multi-disciplinary professional artist and the head designer of Siskosisko Design and Tarja Martin who have been working on “Wearable Waste” projects for a while and we came up with this photography project last year collaborating with the beautiful model Adri Vargas and talented Hair / Make-Up Artist Samantha Feld-Holmes. 

This shoe dress design has come about because of the surprising number of shoes being thrown out at council clean up time in Inner west of Sydney. Anna & Tarja started collecting any leather shoe they found. Leather is a revivable material and once they cut, cleaned and oiled the pieces looked amazing. Thus the dress began to take form.

The magazine is available online at or at your nearest magazine store and do checkout all the other projects that makes you ReThink the way we reuse, reduce and recycle!

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