How do you accessorize a dress made from wristbands?

mass moca solid sound wristband dressThis is fun: the dress in the photo on the right is made out of wristbands from the Solid Sound Festival at MASS MoCA. (It's for sale in the museum's shot -- $600.)

The designer -- Phyllis Criddle -- works at the museum. As she explained on the MASS MoCA blog:

There were thousands of wristbands left over from the two Solid Sound Festivals that we've had, and no one wanted to see them go to waste. The Box Office Manager approached me about making something with them, and I thought it was a brilliant idea! I was only too happy to accept.

She's created a few other items from museum materials, including a dress from museum logo t-shirts.

photo via MASS MoCA blog

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