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Fashion – Portland, OR

Rubberlesque started as an idea in 2013 in Berkeley, California. Franzesca Mayer had a costuming mentor, Kitty Muntzel, introduced her to the wonderful challenges of working with shaped rubber. Kitty taught Franzesca how to use the contours of the tires to shape around the human form. Since then, Franzesca has experimented with the shape and texture of recycled rubber along with anything else that she picked up in my dumpster dives. Rubberlesque explores the possibilities of alternative materials in search of a second life. ...more