To top it off, it would appear that in order to get attention with your paper garment you have to do something outrageous or work for Dior Couture before you get noticed.
line drawing pattern for dress
As near as I can determine, this dress was created in 2009 for a gallery exhibition introducing a new perfume called Craft. Andrea Maack made a line drawing simulating muscle fiber which serves as the pattern for this paper dress.
Ha! You know I'm always up for a good design challenge and I say poppycock to big name association before fame so here's what I'll do. I'll assign myself the task of coming up with my own "high fashion" paper gown. Care to join me in that endeavor?