This is a paper dress. Paper dresses were a throwaway style. The dresses were cheap and were usually only worn once. The garments were originally a publicity stunt for a paper company. This particular paper dress was created in 1968.
Star and Garter in the East Village Lounging in the psychedelically painted doorway of the Electric Circus, a discothèque in New Yorks East Village hippie district, a girl wears a feathered garter ($7) which goes with her Indian-style headband ($5), like the star dress ($26) they come from discothèque's boutique.