Exhibit A: Refinery29 found these elegantly sculpted headpieces from Paper-Cut Project, created by artists Amy Flurry and Nikki Salk, which will go on display in 2010 at fashion-favorite retailer Jeffrey in New York and Atlanta.
The recession drove the the Atlanta-based twosome to paper for its low cost, and we're predicting that fashion designers may do the same. If these origami-style hats are any indication, paper accessories can have all the design flounce and impact of their sturdier counterparts.
Philip Treacy, watch your back!
And as for the paper cuts you'll inevitably suffer from while donning these crisp creations?
It's fashion, dahling. No pain, no gain.
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