Bizarre Bras: World of WearableArt
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One of the most successful cultural events in New Zealand is the World of WearableArt, an annual competition and award show that explores the intersection of fashion and art. This unique annual event, which draws an audience to Wellington of over 50,000 people, is the biggest of its kind in the world and is supported with entries from a huge range of international designers and artists. One of the favourite and most enduring categories in the show is the Bizarre Bra, in which designers are free to create bras from a breathtaking range of material and styles. This book, Bizarre Bras, collects together the most creative, outrageous and compelling examples of Bizarre Bras over recent years. Here you will fi nd bras made out of dead hedgehog skins, old telephones and wire, human hair, chrome teapots, imitation pistols, a typewriter, and countless different kinds of fabrics and materials. This is a wonderfully creative, quirky and unique book, that will delight anyone with an interest in fashion and design. The majority of funds raised through the sale of this book will go to the Breast Cancer Research Trust, one of the main causes supported by the World of WearableArt.