Fashion statement

“I became obsessed with experimenting with newspapers and plastic bags,” says designer Vivian Krishnan, whose work was shown Thursday evening at the Wearable Art Fashion Show & Contest at the Lost Dog Bar & Lounge. The event benefited the Fort Lewis College Art Gallery and was sponsored by The Artful Threads Fashion Club. Modeling Krishnan’s clothes – made from plastic bags, packaging peanuts and foam, and newspapers – are Lauren Evarts, right, Emilie Garand, center right, Emily Cameron, center left, and Hali Groninger. Enlarge photo

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“I became obsessed with experimenting with newspapers and plastic bags,” says designer Vivian Krishnan, whose work was shown Thursday evening at the Wearable Art Fashion Show & Contest at the Lost Dog Bar & Lounge. The event benefited the Fort Lewis College Art Gallery and was sponsored by The Artful Threads Fashion Club. Modeling Krishnan’s clothes – made from plastic bags, packaging peanuts and foam, and newspapers – are Lauren Evarts, right, Emilie Garand, center right, Emily Cameron, center left, and Hali Groninger.