Avant Gardens-Weaving Fashion and Nature Together

. December 29, 2016.
Check out Avant Gardens at Matthaei this month
Check out Avant Gardens at Matthaei this month

A new style of clothing is invading the closets of Ann Arbor fashionistas. Sustainable fashion is what it’s called; fashion produced by plants such as ferns, succulents and moss. The Matthaei Botanical Gardens looks into the role of plants and the environment at the holiday conservatory display Avant Gardens-Weaving Fashion and Nature Together. The exhibit is free and open to the public until January 8th.

Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd.
Ann Arbor, Mi 48105 | 734-647-7600

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