At first glance this dress looks like an intricate lace dress, but take a second look. Designed by Sung Yoenju, this dress is actually made of thin slices of lotus roots. Sung Yoenju is an artist and photographer that likes to take ordinary objects and create a juxtaposition. In this “Wearable Food” series she creates lavish dresses from onions, eggplants, mushrooms, and several other fruits and vegetables.
“I love the textural relationship between the original fruit and vegetable and the new formation of structure and design within fashion. Some vegetables and fruits are recognizable upon first glance others I had to really study them to discover the items true use.”