Within a few months, Scott had sold overdresses and was so overwhelmed by the response that they announced that they were getting out of the apparel business. The genie was out of the bottle, however, and numerous clothing manufacturers and designers were already prepared to fill the void. Utilizing fiber nylon, rayon, etc.
I attended a charity music gig at Paper Dress upstairs in their function room - not very big but Paper Dress Vintage is my favorite night out in London! In the day the shop sells all sorts of old
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Shop by day and bar by night, Paper Dress transforms from vintage boutique to flexible event space within a matter of minutes. We also have a second space next door which is in use as a yoga studio during the day and which we regularly use for private events. Monday to Thursday, Paper Dress is perfect to organise a unique office party or away day, small product launches and fashion shows. The outdoor area makes Summer parties a success and is a private smoking area for Christmas parties and winter events.
I go through these little phases of obsession. For a while it was collecting vintage choker necklaces that had little flowers with a rhinestone center. Then Enid Collins bags.
In an era where the old-fashioned view of having lasting, classic clothes was dying out, and the new idea of carefree, easy clothing was rushing in, paper clothes seemed just the thing. Still, paper clothes were a surprise to almost everybody--even their manufacturers. The first smashing success paper dress was sold in by Scott Paper Company.
Paper clothingin the form of women's dresses and other clothes made from disposable cellulose fabric, was a short-lived fashion novelty item in the United States in the s. The American Scott Paper Company developed mass-produced paper fashion in as a marketing stunt. These "Paper Caper" dresses, which featured a red bandanna print or a black and white op art pattern, kicked off a fashion craze.
Born and bred in West Yorkshire, Hannah came down to London initially to study fine art at Chelsea in The boutique now incorporates a cosy coffee shop and a bar and events space, with names such as Adam Ant, Public Service Broadcasting, The Noisettes and many more making appearances in their unique shop window stage. InScott Paper Company invented the paper dress, intended as a marketing tool.