You may want to think twice before throwing out that Happy Meal box. Same goes for that container of nuggets.
Why? The students at Miami International University of Art and Design whipped up some serious McDCouture when a South Florida McDonald’s franchisee asked students to design clothes made entirely from McDonald’s packaging.
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The challenge began in 2015, and the results are amazing. The designs were shown as part of Funkshion Fashion Week Miami Beach at the Setai Hotel.
This year, the Cabrera/Bentancourt organization, owners of 20 McDonald’s in South Florida and longtime partner of the university, awarded a $5,000 scholarship to designer Pablo Machado Palomeque.
Selected by a panel of fashion industry professionals, media personalities and McDonald’s franchise owners, the winning look was a “McDCouture Angel” featuring fry box flowers and 7,000 butterflies made from 1,100 sandwich wrappers.
You can check out the collection, which is on display at Miami International University of Art and Design, 1501 Biscayne Blvd. in Miami for the next month.
We’re loving it – and now we’re craving a Big Mac.