Monday, November 05, 2007

Tokyo Design School Creates Million Dollar Outfit

Bunka Fashion College, the distinguished school located in Shinjuku, showcased their students' talents with a glaring fashion show featuring 1500 Gold Austrian coins- worth more than 1.2 million.

Three pieces were designed- a full length gown and two jackets. The dress weighed 22 pounds, one jacket weighed 33 pounds! and the other jacket weighed 13 pounds.

The beautiful designs were kept under careful watch to avoid any theft.

Bunka Fashion College was home to fame BAPE designer, Nigo.

Designing with gold is not unheard of in Japan, back in July, Ginza Tanaka created a gold spun swimsuit and shawl you can see here

Source Via Luxury Launches


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