The 2013 Trash Fashion Show showcased over 30 contestants ranging in age from 4 years old to Grandmas. Our esteemed panel of judges included Tim Gray from the NM Environment Department; Brianna Fristoe a trained Costume Designer that studied at the London College of Fashion; Tom Nagawiecki from Los Alamos County’s Eco-Park; City Councillor Patti Bushee and Nancy Judd from Recycled Runway and one of the event’s founders.
They had the difficult job of selecting winners based on creative use of recycled materials and fashionability.
Child Division (ages 9-11)
First Place: Leila Pierpont “Plastic Fantastic”
Third Place: DeeDee Jansen “Circus Fairy”
Honorable Mention: Tie Naima Kopriva “The White Rose” & Lydia Steinhoff “The Sweet Heart”
Youth Division (ages 12-15)
First Place: Bridget Baker “All Star Ticket”
First Place: Tie Ravenna Osgood “Silver Linings” & Alexandra Hehlen
Second Place: Jasmine Russell “Global Warning”
Adult Division (ages 20+)
First Place: Liz Afshar “What the Cluck”
Liz Afshar’s First Place “What the Cluck” was made out of old chicken feed sacks with a surprise underneath!
Second Place: Sandra Schlezinber “Round & Found”
Honorable Mention: Brenda Domingues “Blueprint for Summer”
Best Plastic Outfit: Plastic Fantastic by Leila Pierpont
Best Metal Outfit: Silver Linings by Ravenna Osgood
Most Wearable Outfit: Debt Free by Katy Hees