Video: From A to O: Original Dress from the Old Dictionary by Jodi Phillips
2023 Author: Richard Flannagan | [email protected]. Last modified: 2023-11-26 05:58
A story about a Canadian actress Jodi Phillips will cause a storm of indignation among real bibliophiles. She became famous for showing the public a paper dress. The material for him was not some written off waste paper, but a solid dictionary. The only excuse for the girl is the fact that the unusual outfit was made at the request of the organizers of the annual Denman Island Readers and Writers literary festival.
Creation of unusual paper dresses - the traditional entertainment of many modern fashion designers. As a rule, newspapers, old children's books and sometimes even geographical maps are used. Now the turn has come to explanatory dictionaries. Jody Phillips herself is an inveterate lover of books, she patiently walked around many stores in search of an old thesaurus, the pages of which would be enough to "tailor" a sundress.
The actress does not remember how much time she spent on creating the original outfit, but while she was tearing and gluing the pages, she managed to watch two seasons of her favorite television series How I Met Your Mother. To complete the bodice and layered skirt, Jody needed hundreds of yellowed pages from the letter A to O. She admits that the dress is quite comfortable, however, in the summer it is hot and hard to move in it, because the outfit is constantly trying to tear. Despite the difficulties, the Canadian met the guests of the literary festival in a paper dress for four days, creating a real sensation.
Jodie Phillips earned the title “Miss Spelled” for her unusual outfit, her photos on the Internet scored more than 100,000 views, and such famous media as Mashable, Daily Mail and Good Morning America wanted to interview her.
Jody Phillips is in no hurry to put her paper dress on the back burner. The plans include participation in an exhibition organized by the Vancouver art community. In addition, the young actress is considering seriously making fashionable clothes out of paper.
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