You can forget an evening by the fireplace

March 22, 2007


I just can’t wait to unwrap my birthday present! Oh. That wrapping paper is my present?

A fashion exhibit in Athens reminds us that there were times we wore clothes made from paper, and sometimes it was even considered stylish.

Paper garments aren’t for everybody. They’re probably unwise if you smoke or you’re prone to paper cuts, and it’s best to avoid paper swimsuits. Deborah Kyvrikosaios reports


We welcome comments that advance the story through relevant opinion, anecdotes, links and data. If you see a comment that you believe is irrelevant or inappropriate, you can flag it to our editors by using the report abuse links. Views expressed in the comments do not represent those of Reuters. For more information on our comment policy, see

Best 1st anniversary gift ever. (Every woman in the free world … )

Posted by John C Abell | Report as abusive

Verba volant scripta manent …on paper.
Anyway, paper is good, the smoke will signal the burning phase of the humans

Posted by ticled | Report as abusive