These Artists and Designers Transformed Goodwill Clothing Into High Fashion

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A quest for next-level fashion isn’t necessarily the domain of the world’s catwalks. In fact, some serious gems can be found in the most unexpected places—like Goodwill.

The element of surprise is a common factor with the nonprofit. While many may hit a fabric store to create something new, others value the choice and creative challenge of transforming something that has already been worn.

To that end, Young & Laramore (Y&L) of Indianapolis worked with Goodwill of Central and Southern Indiana, six area artists, and fashion and biannual culture publication Pattern Magazine to show how far creativity can take clothing that’s ready for its second act.



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