21st century origami dress

WORLD increased its exposure to mainstream New Zealand when they won the Avant-Garde section of the 1995 Benson & Hedges Fashion Design Awards. The winning design, '21st century origami dress', was a dramatic yet simple garment cut from two pieces of card. Watch a Newsnight interview with Francis Hooper and Denise L'Estrange-Corbet following their win in the avant-garde section of the 1995 Benson & Hedges Fashion Awards.


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Designer: Dame Denise L'Estrange-Corbet and Francis Hooper
Manufacturing location: Auckland
Garment type: Evening dress
Material: Cardboard, natural raffia
Colour: Black, white
Label: WORLD
Date: 1995