For Prom, Taffeta Is Out, Duct Tape Is In

An essential of modern life becomes prom garb. Two teens from Richland, W.V., make a tuxedo, dress and accessories — including bow tie, top hat and tiara — out of duct tape. The outfits took 25 hours to make.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.