Wednesday, August 09, 2006

The Souper Dress - Andy Warhol Campbell's Soup Paper Dress

The 1960's Campbell's Soup dress was inspired by the work of Andy Warhol. They were produced by Campbell's Soup as an effective advertising campaign when paper dresses were all the rage in the 60s. A classic example where fashion, art and industry intersect into one image. The A-line dress is printed with the Campbell's Soup red, black and white labels. At the back of the neckline is the original attached label that reads: "The Souper Dress/No Cleaning/ No Washing/ It's carefree fire resistant unless washed or cleaned/To refreshen, press lightly with warm iron/80% Cellulose, 20% Cotton". Link

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