Trash Can Couture. German Fashion Label Lever Dresses Up Vipp Bins.
The Danish design company Vipp, best known for the iconic Vipp pedal bin created in 1939, is presenting eight unique art bins dressed in couture made by German fashion label Lever Couture.
I have placed Lever fashions by designer Lessja Verlingieri from her last few collections alongside the special Vipp pedal bins so you can see the design influence.
1400 meters of fabric processed by skillful hands in around 400 working hours transform Vipp pedal bins into amazing Trashion Bins.
“Of course it was a creative challenge to design couture for bins instead of people. But in the fun process I actually could not tell the difference, because after all, the Vipp pedal bins have a great shape and they are the stars among pedal bins”, Lessja Verlingieri.
Watch the behind the scenes video of Lessja working:
The Vipp Trashion Bins are available for purchase from the Vipp Flagship Store in Copenhagen.
3500 - 5000 Euro ($4500 - $6450 USD)
separate images courtesy of Mercedes Benz Fashion Week (Germany), LEVER COUTURE and Vipp
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