When 15-year-old Jennifer Tran recently visited the Newseum, she decided that she wasn’t just going to look at the news — she was going to make headlines herself. In a homemade fitted dress with a full skirt made entirely out of newspapers, the artistic teen made a big statement.
The Virginia teen originally created the recyclable dress in fall 2011 as a Halloween costume. Recently, she wore her eco-friendly creation to the Newseum, a museum of news and media in Washington, DC, and posed in front of the “Front Page Gallery.”
“I’ve made skirts before,” Tran told the Washington Post. “And I’ve turned sweaters into pillows. I love repurposing things.”