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Teen Makes Graduation Dress Out of Math Homework: Pretty Clever or Pretty Ugly?

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Still trying to come up with a graduation dress? Look no further than your math homework. That's exactly what 17-year-old Canadian student Kara Koskowich did, using almost 75 pieces of paper to make a unique and inexpensive frock.



"For me, it's not a big, spend your money, you have to look this nice, you have to fit into this mold of grad," Koskowich told CBC. "It's supposed to look like an explosion," she added. Koskowich started making the dress in March, but didn't finish until the night before graduation. She stood beside her friend Dorothy Graham, who made her dress out of plastic shopping bags.

"It was actually funny because everyone was wearing these elegant dresses and we're in dresses that cost nothing and we were the most popular people there," Graham told CBC. What do you think of Koskowich's dress? Pretty clever -- or pretty ugly?


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  • grease1... alex 2012/06/14 18:25:50
    grease1lover!
    wow cool
  • poprocksandcoke15 2012/06/13 16:10:15
    Pretty clever
    poprocksandcoke15
    Neat! :)
  • Wolverineland 2012/06/13 16:10:08
    Pretty clever
    Wolverineland
    Looks neat.
  • TiffanyBelle 2012/06/13 16:08:10
    Pretty clever
    TiffanyBelle
    +1
    i've seen duct tape dresses, gum wrapper dresses and many other clever items used to make dresses for prom and such.
    this one is awesome too!!!!
    nice job
  • Mrs. Kathy Arch 2012/06/13 15:52:13 (edited)
    Pretty clever
    Mrs. Kathy Arch
    I think it's awesome!
  • nenenae 2012/06/13 15:30:19
    Pretty clever
    nenenae
    U go girl
  • cedarfall 2012/06/13 14:03:22
    Pretty clever
    cedarfall
    awesome!
  • HippiesKnowAll 2012/06/13 13:32:01
    Pretty clever
    HippiesKnowAll
    It's really cute ;)
  • ana 2012/06/13 13:00:07
    Pretty clever
    ana
    thats awsome i dont like math homework but now i do!!
  • Nekosarethebest 2012/06/13 12:52:32
    Pretty clever
    Nekosarethebest
    Cool!
  • Aingean 2012/06/13 12:47:39
    Pretty clever
    Aingean
    I would have never thought to use homework as a dress. Crafty.
  • i00wattz 2012/06/13 11:03:43
    Pretty clever
    i00wattz
    +1
    I don't know how clever it is, but its funny as hell.
  • Rebel geek. 2012/06/13 10:41:09
    Pretty clever
    Rebel geek.
    cool I WANTA DO THAT!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • Badgerbumface 2012/06/13 09:50:01
  • Soms Cougli 2012/06/13 09:03:35
    Pretty clever
    Soms Cougli
    +2
    Haha, awesome!
    I burnt all my homework. And my books. And my pencil case...
  • beach bum 2012/06/13 08:51:22
    Pretty clever
    beach bum
    clever
  • lorenab. 2012/06/13 07:59:28
    Pretty clever
    lorenab.
    i think its cute!:D especially because its made out of math homework which is ugly!!:D haha!!
  • "SennaKoshiba" 2012/06/13 07:25:09
    Pretty clever
    "SennaKoshiba"
  • Pele Emerging 2012/06/13 07:25:08
    Pretty clever
    Pele Emerging
    +2
    Good for her! It put her homework to a real-world use, which is more than what most of the work she did will do.
  • CircusFreak13 2012/06/13 06:21:10
    Pretty clever
    CircusFreak13
    +1
    ill actually go to graduation if someone does that.
  • shadow76 2012/06/13 06:18:05
    Pretty ugly
    shadow76
    Stupid!
  • Pele Em... shadow76 2012/06/13 07:26:21
    Pele Emerging
    Why is it stupid? The dress actually doesn't look all that bad for being made of paper.
  • shadow76 Pele Em... 2012/06/13 08:32:20
    shadow76
    The idea of wearing paper, years from if she ever grows up she will be so embarrassed by any pictures taken.
  • poprock... shadow76 2012/06/13 16:15:28
    poprocksandcoke15
    +1
    I don't think so, if I did something like that, I'd be proud of myself for coming up with something original and different instead of being like every other girl there who spent a whole bunch of money on something they'll probably wear once.
  • alex shadow76 2012/06/13 16:16:39
    alex
    no...she will probably pat herself on the back for coming up with something so cool. if your proud of something you do, which it appears she clearly is, there is no reason to be embarassed by it. even if people like you try to bring her down.
  • Vieuphoria shadow76 2012/06/13 17:49:43
    Vieuphoria
    +1
    Are you that miserable?
  • Pele Em... shadow76 2012/06/13 18:08:21
    Pele Emerging
    Actually, I think years from now, I think she'll be happy she made herself something unique, which had meaning to her and reflected something about her school career, rather than spending hundreds on a dress worn once and put in the closet until out of style.
  • Charles... shadow76 2012/07/30 13:59:41
    CharlesRobinson
    so you hating?
  • shadow76 Charles... 2012/07/31 01:27:42
  • caius madison 2012/06/13 06:17:45
    Pretty clever
    caius madison
    I like it. Good idea fo certain.
  • TheAvengers#1Fan 2012/06/13 06:02:18
    Pretty clever
    TheAvengers#1Fan
    omg if i could make a dress out of the Avengers comic books, i would feel AWESOME. but to be honest, i'm not THAT artistic lol
  • XSummerX Tokio Hotel Freak(= 2012/06/13 05:55:00
    Pretty clever
    XSummerX Tokio Hotel Freak(=
    +1
    I think it's unique.
  • MercuryZero 2012/06/13 05:54:29
    Pretty clever
    MercuryZero
    It looks pretty nice to me and did I hear the word 'free'? She is talking my language. ^^
  • Inquisitve Kat 2012/06/13 05:03:17
    Pretty clever
    Inquisitve Kat
    I love seeing creative fashion! :-)
    Plus, it's something that celebrates all of her hard work!
  • Abi 2012/06/13 04:26:08
    Pretty clever
    Abi
    +1
    But not to good looking
  • k fleming 2012/06/13 04:06:56
    Pretty clever
    k fleming
    Cute too! Way better than the over the top quinceanera type dresses that were popular this year!
  • charles_1 2012/06/13 03:22:16
    Pretty clever
    charles_1
    +2
    I bet the boys were never so interested in math homework in their whole life.
  • HendryChaves 2012/06/13 03:18:43
  • d34thn0t3l0v3r 2012/06/13 02:58:32
    Pretty clever
    d34thn0t3l0v3r
  • Loser lollipop 2012/06/13 02:55:01
    Pretty clever
    Loser lollipop
    Perfect symbolism

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