French designer Sylvie Facon crafts clothing from materials including book spines, sheet music and an actual violin.

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Got too many books piled up at your house? Here’s an option for recycling them that I never thought of: this strangely beautiful fairy-tale dress from French designer Sylvie Facon, with a bodice made of leather book spines. Facon, whose Instagram is a delicious rabbit hole of fantasy gowns (other materials include sheet music, painted landscapes on fabric and a dress featuring an actual violin), crafts clothing that tells stories — in this case, quite literally. Now, how would this look if made from worn-out paperbacks?