Reconstructed Upcycling

Fancy Pink Bustier This sweet party top is sure to turn heads! A vintage bustier and tons of vintage trimmings make for a stunning work of wearable art!
  • 106 months ago diycitymag.com »

    Postdecadent reconstructs clothes. Recently she made this amazing shirtdress.

  • 107 months ago jemmamorris.com »

    Wristlet envelope clutch purse in dark blue denim with gold knot with color coordinated topstitching. Jean nickel snap closure. Gold tone metal bangle bracelet (sizing for large wrist) attached to side by short ribbon strap.

  • 113 months ago Btcelements »

    Brown oblong dots on a white background... pair with anything this fall! This is a one-of-a-kind item and will disappear from the BTC Elements site once purchased. Created from reclaimed tins and cans, sterling silver earwires Made in Brooklyn Anna Johansson, the designer and creator of these earrings loves reclaiming items destined for the trash and recreating them into something that transcends what it once was. Anna uses different cans and tins that have labels and decorations enameled onto the surface. Some are found in thrift stores, taken from the trash, or found in grocery stores.

  • 115 months ago katwise.com »

    Kat O’Sullivan designs colorful dresses and other clothing from recycled materials. Kat's style is unique and bold, if you want one-of-a-kind clothing Kat has a variety. You can find her in person near NYU in Manhattan- just look for her colorful bus.

  • 119 months ago 3rdwardbrooklyn.org »

    This special class seems right up my alley. A great find for DIYs. This Saturday you can visit 3rd Ward in Brooklyn and take a class on Reconstructing Vintage Clothing. You just need to bring a clothing project that you have been wanting to tackle and head to 3rd Ward. Molly Dilworth will help participants review the garments and show you possibilities for alternating the item. And the best thing is you will get suggestions tailored to your individual garments. Molly Dilworth is a Brooklyn artist who has made commissioned sewing projects for Calvin Klein, LaSuperette, Spring Gallery and with artists Marina Zurkow and Julian Bleeker.