That is a Gucci bag made out of paper. For realz.
Au Yeung Ping Chi is a paper artist that has taken over his father’s effigy business, creating paper masterpieces fashioned after materials coveted by Hong Kong’s hip youth…that died young.
“The Chinese custom of burning paper offerings to the dead spawned the paper effigy business, in which scaled-down versions of items that are considered luxurious and desirable to the living, such as gold watches, cars, or even maids, are rendered with paper. The items are burned at gravesites in order to “deliver” them to the underworld where the dearly departed can receive them.”
No. Shit. Ok, I’m into it.
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