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Brigid KO Upcycles Discarded Inner Tubes Into Edgy Pleather Couture

Using her background in sculpture, painting, and ceramics, she manipulates the material to resemble leather and achieve a high-fashion, almost fetishistic look.

By Morgana Matus - Source: http://www.ecouterre.com

 Photo © Brigid KO

Photo © Brigid KO


Where most see a punctured bike inner tube as a frustrating and inconvenient nuisance, designer Brigid Oesterling of Brigid KO sees an opportunity. Her dark, edgy line of clothing and accessories take advantage of the leather-like rubber from bicycle, motorcycle, and tractor tires to a create dark and sleek aesthetic. Using her background in sculpture, painting, and ceramics, she manipulates the material to resemble leather and achieve a high-fashion, almost fetishistic look.
 Photo © Brigid KO

Photo © Brigid KO

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