Prangsta: Playing Dress Up With Recycled Luxury Fabrics

Prangsta: Playing Dress Up With Recycled Luxury Fabrics
Orli Sharaby
  • 31 october 2007

There’s no better day than Halloween to take a look at bespoke “fancy dress” shop Prangsta. The boutique, which is based in London, uses discarded scraps of vintage silk, lace, suede and charmeuse to create luxurious, fanciful costumes for those tired of cheap synthetic get-ups. Prangsta was started by St. Martin’s College of Art graduate Melanie Wilson, who describes the shop’s purpose as “turning rags to riches”:

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