Using mosquito netting, branches, ribbon, and flowers, 16 -year-old Apichet “Madaew” Atilattana is turning the fashion industry on its head.
Madaew looks for materials. Photo by Taylor Weidman/ Getty Images.
The high school student from Khon Kaen, Thailand, generates innovative designs utilizing unconventional materials, and he’s garnered quite the following.
Madaew is often inspired by plants, animals, and other organic elements.
He captures the natural beauty in everyday objects like morning glory, ribbon, branches, un-tailored fabric, and even mosquito netting.
Madaew prepares bamboo baskets for one of his designs. Photo by Taylor Weidman/ Getty Images.
Part artist, proportion botanist, and component technologist, Madaew designs, crafts, and models each piece himself.
Of course, he does get help from a few family members, who are eager to lend a hand…
…and take photos.
Since Madaew doesn’t have a computer, he edits the photos on his phone.
Photo by Taylor Weidman/ Getty Images.
In February, Madaew started posting his is currently working on social media.
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Madaew is proof that with imagination and passion, there are no limits to what we can do.
While you won’t find the 16 -year-old on the runway at New York Fashion Week with jaw-dropping designs like these, it’s merely a matter of hour.
Madaew’s father prepares to photograph a larger-than-life seem the teen crafted out of mosquito netting. Photo by Taylor Weidman/ Getty Images.
Gorgeous! Slay, Madaew!
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